Venezuelan costume designer Alexander Djurkov Hotter first studied architecture at the Technical University of Berlin before completing an apprenticeship as a tailor in Düsseldorf in 2014. He then worked intensively with costume designer Moidele Bickel. He then worked as an assistant at the Maxim Gorki Theatre in Berlin, at the Salzburg Festival, at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden and at the Norske Opera in Oslo in productions by directors Luc Bondy, Calixto Bieito, Dieter Dorn and Shirin Neshat.

His first own works took him to Schauspiel Frankfurt, Akademietheater München, Theater Freiburg, IST-Festival Amsterdam, Theater Dessau, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater and Bühnen Bern in collaboration with directors Thomas Helmut Heep, Maike Bouschen and Andreas Rosar.  In 2017, he designed the costumes for the German premiere of Marc-André Dalbavie's opera Charlotte Salomon – Leben, oder Theater? (awarded the Götz Friedrich Prize 2017), directed by Mizgin Bilmen. Further engagements lead to the Norske Teatret in Oslo and the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus together with the American director Robert Wilson.

He has worked for many years with the directors Michael Schachermaier and Martin G. Berger. With Berger he created Il Barbiere Di Siviglia at the Theater Dortmund (for which he was twice mentioned in the magazine Opernwelt as Costume Design of the Year), Powder Her Face at the Volksoper Wien and Ariadne Auf Naxos at the Nationaltheater Weimar (Faust Prize 2020 for Best Production).

The costume design for Dem Freund, der mir das Leben nicht gerettet hat is his first collaboration with director Florian Fischer.

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