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© Iris Ranzinger

Esther Stocker

Visual Artist

Esther Stocker (*1974, Silandro, Italy) studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (1994–1999), at the Accademia die Belle Arti di Bera, Milano (1996) and the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA (USA, 1999). In 2001 she received a state scholarship in Visual Arts. Esther Stocker has been honored with many important awards, including the Visual Art Award of the City of Vienna (Preis der Stadt Wien, 2009), the South Tyrolean Award for Site-Specific Art (Südtiroler Preis für Kunst am Bau, 2002) and the Otto Mauer Preis (2004). She lives and works in Vienna. For the CeMM Brain Lounge she created the north wall (film on wood).

Foto: Iris Ranzinger

“Science is the surrogate of art.”

Bela Julesz (1995)
Dialogues on Perception,
THE MIT Press, Boston, Mass.