Esther Ferrer

is known for her performances, which she creates on her own and as a member of the group ZAJ. In the early 60s she created the first Taller de Libre Expresión with José Antonio Sistiaga (the seed for many other parallel activities including an experimental school in Elorrio, Vizcaya). In the mid 70s she began working as a plastic artist again, with manipulated photographs, installations, paintings based on the series of prime numbers, objects, etc. Her plastic work has been shown at the Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid, Spain), Galerie Donguy, Galerie Lara Vinci, Galerie Satélite (Paris, France), Galería Trayecto (Vitoria, Spain), Statsgalerie Stuttgart (Germany), Koldo Mitxelena (San Sebastián, Spain), Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (Sevilla, Spain), Contemporary Art Musium Roskilde/Musee for Samtidskunst (Denmark), Círculo de Bellas Artes (Madrid, Spain). In her long career as a performance artist, she has participated in many festivals, both in Spain and overseas (Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Denmark, Norway, England, Belgium, Holland, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, England, United States, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Thailand, Japan, Korea, etc.). She has taught many short courses at universities and Fine Arts schools in Canada, France, Italy and Switzerland, as well as Spain. Radio works: Al ritmo del tiempo and TA TE TI TO TU o la agricultura en la Edad Media. In 2008, she received the National Plastic Arts Prize.