Drawing on personal heritage and fictional future projections, Sophia Al-Maria’s protagonists reflect on the narratives and languages they have inherited as children of various colonial legacies.
Esther Hunziker is an artist, media designer and lecturer on digital media at the Art Institute in Basel. Before studying art, she learned the trade of dressmaking and studied fashion design. Afterwards, she established her own fashion brand, worked as a screen designer, experimented with analog video-editing technology and created her first interactive narrative forms in the digital network.
The area of her work includes video, internet, interactive animations and picture series. Most of her work is based on deconstruction and montage, mixing fragments of the real and the illusory world.