Ronny Hardliz (*1971) studied architecture and urbanism at EPF Lausanne and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and film, at Pittsburgh Filmmakers. As artist fellow at the Swiss Institute in Rome he began exploring the concept of architecture. He holds an art practice driven Ph.D. from Middlesex University in London, curates exhibitions on Kunst und Bau, exhibits regularly, is actively involved in discourses on art-space-media-public relations and is researching on the documental as decolonising documentary art practice. Ronny Hardliz lives and works in Bern, CH.