Dascha Esselius is a multidisciplinary artist. Her artwork consists of films, photographs, paintings, sculptures, sound, video installations and public art. She was born 1953 in Prague in the former Czechoslovakia. She came to Sweden in 1969 and lives and works in Stockholm since then. She debuted as a painter and graphic artist in 1974. From 1978 to 1983 she studied sculpture at University College of Arts Crafts and Design. In 1982 she started working on large artistic installations based on light, sound and motion, an art form she continued to develop. She also started working with photography, film and video.