Geb. 1964, Möschitzgraben / Stmk / A.
Gerfried Stocker is a media artist and graduate of the Institute for Telecommunication Engineering and Electronics in Graz. Since 1990, he has been working as an independent artist. In 1991 Gerfried Stocker and Horst Hoertner founded x-space for the realization of interdisciplinary projects. In this framework numerous installations and performance projects have been carried out in the field of interaction, robotics and telecommunications. He was also responsible for the concept of various radio network projects and the organization of the 1995 worldwide radio and network project Horizontal Radio.
Since 1995 he is one of the managing directors of the Ars Electronica Center and, since 1996, artistic co-director (with Christine Schöpf) of the Ars Electronica Center