In her practice, Sonia Leimer explores our perceptual basis, which are formed on the basis of individual, historical, and media-related patterns of experience. As products of specific historical contexts, rooms and objects undergo a transformation in which history and social changes become palpable. Sonia Laimer studied architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. She co-funded the architecture office and gallery Nullmaschine. At the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna and at the ETH Zürich she was a teacher in the department of Architecture and Art.