Muggia (Trieste), Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, Italy
About Erika Stocker-Micheli
Erika Stocker-Micheli was born in Linz in Austria in 1938.
Painter, performer, installer.
Is living in Trieste, Italy, since the end of '50s .
The cultural formation of this artist is based on the dicotomy rationalism-expressionism as the German culture of '50s has been able to express through it's most qualified tops. During her studies of languages in Vienna, she attended the Fine Arts Academy: following courses of Fritz Wotruba. She was also applied to philosophy, linguistics and medicine. During that period she partecipated in the avant-garde movement of “Wiener Aktionismus” and collaborated with Otto Muehl for some artworks and kept contact with the most innovative artists in Austria.