Eric Linder – composer of Irish origin. Under the alias Polar, he released 5 albums. The most recent one, “French Song” (2009) enjoyed considerable success. The song writer, whose artistic reputation extends from Europe to the United States, collaborates with arts of the stage, too. He collaborated with Compagnie 7273, a contemporary dance ensemble, on two creations; he composed the soundtrack for Estelle Héritier’s choreography A5, he wrote the score for many of Maud Liardon and Perrine Valli’s spectacles and for two productions of National Contemporary Ballet in Korea. In 2002 during EXPO 02, together with Die Regierung, Linder staged a show entitled Halbtraum, and in 2006 he he created the “Complaints Choir”, a performance held at Bollwerk Belluard Festival. From 1994 to 2005, he was responsible for the music lineup of la Bâtie Festival, Switzerland. Since 2011, he has been the director and the music programmer of Antigel Festival, Switzerland, which features spectacles, concerts and artistic projects frequently presented in unusual locations. Recently, in august 2012, he conceived and organised – in collaboration of the city authorities – the celebrations of the Swiss National Day held in Geneva on Plaine de Plainpalais.
SharedSpace: Sound workshop, Warsaw 2014