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Erica Scourti was born in Athens, Greece and is now based in London and Athens. Her work across different media draws on personal experience to explore life, labour, gender and love in a fully mediated world. She has exhibited recently at Microscope Gallery, New York, HeK Basel, FACT, The Photographers’ Gallery, Hayward Gallery, Munich Kunstverein, Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Banner Repeater, and The Royal Standard. She has recently presented performances and talks at the Whitechapel Gallery, South London Gallery, the Royal College of Art, Chelsea College of Art, Goethe Institut, London, the Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, Goldsmiths College, London, the Dutch Art Institute, Transmediale, ICA, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, David Roberts Art Foundation and Southbank Centre, London.  Recent shows include Big Bang Data at Somerset House, Trace Programme at Flo Skatepark, Nottingham, Dark Archives, a solo commission at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, and a performance at Block Universe festival 2016. In 2015 Erica was in residence at Wysing Arts Centre and the White Building, London, and in 2016 she attended the Saari Residence in Finland, with Autoitalia; and she is a Near Now Fellow 2015/6. She presented a performance at Somerset House as part of Block Universe 2016 and has created a new commission for the Wellcome Collection’s exhibition, Bedlam: the Asylum and Beyond (opens Sept 2016).


Poetics and Politics of Data, HeK Basel, May- Sept 2015
ASC Projects, San Franscisco, May- June 2015
Open Source
London May 2015
Group Therapy
, FACT, LIverpool, March- May 2015
Transmediale 15 Haus De Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
End User, Hayward Project Space
Soft Machines Selection main Film Program, IMPAKT Festival 2014
Emotional Resources, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, September 2014
Futurecamp: The Way We Live Now, Wysing Arts Centre
P/N/19 Foam,
a peripatetic project by Mat Jenner  at Project/ Number, London
Snow Crash, Banner Repeater, London
Present Fictions at David Roberts Art Foundation
La Voix Humaine,
Munich Kunstverein
Different Domain,
The Royal Standard, Liverpool
Afresh: A New Generation of Greek Artists,
EMST (Museum of Contemporary Art) Athens
Com Cille’s Spiral
culmination event/ exhibition, Derry
C.P. Cavafy comission, Onassi Foundation, Plato's Leisure Park Athens
Home/S Media Art fom the Balkans at the Benaki Museum, Athens
Appropriation Beyond the Object Banner Repeater
Misery Connoisseur launch durational writing performance at Enclave, Deptford
A Small Hiccup touring: Grand Union, Limoncello, New Bridge Project, online
ICA Salon: Instant publishing/ Automatic Writing live performance at ICA, London
The Digital Now, off-program of Art Brussels
Unconscious Archives #7
at Apiary Studio
Publish & Be Damned presentation of monitor piece at book fair
Create, Observe, Perform,
Alkovi Gallery, Helsinki presents "128kbps objects"

Cash Nexus,
Galeria AS, Kraków
Open City Docs Festival London, in programme with Mark Lewis, Hollis Frampton and more
Arsenal Berlin presentation of films made at HAND OVER CIENMA international film workshop
HAND OVER CINEMA Goethe Institute Athens
Mollebyen Literature Festival Norway:
gallery installation at House of Foundation
Light-Writing at Banner Repeater, London; curated by Duncan Smith and Steven Ball
Saison Video, Espace Croise, Lille: Do You Hear Me programme
Light Writing, Window Gallery, Central St Martins and Banner Repeater, Hackney
SALON VIDEO ART PRIZE, selected by Mike Sperlinger and Zineb Sedira
The Pursuit of Happiness, Arsenale Gallery, Poznan, Poland
Goteborg Konsthall, Sweden as part of ' Seven Chapers' show
at MNAC Museum, Bucharest presents ‘The Whole World’ curated by Ian White


Light Night, Liverpool, May 2015
HeK Basel,
May 2015
Athens, April 2015
Grand Union,
launch of Jennet Thomas' new film Birmingham, April 2015
V & A Digital Futures: Self-versioning,
March 2015
Web We Want festival
performance Southbank centre, London, Nov 2014
Lunch-bytes panel discussion, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Nov 2014
Artist’s talk,
The Photographers’ Gallery
Emotional Resources, exhibition conference Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Nov 2014
Futurecamp: The Way We Live Now, screening & in-conversation with Kathy Noble, Jun 2014
Fictionary Objects, David Roberts Art Foundation, live performance, 2014
Copyright/ Copywrong panellist on public talk, ICA, 2013
ICA Salon: Instant publishing/ Automatic Writing Live performance at ICA, London, 2013
Misery Connoisseur launch durational performance at Enclave, London, 2013
Performing Documents conference presenter, Arnolfini/ Bristol University, 2013
Becoming Nomad: Hybrid Spaces, Liquid Architectures conference, York St John University, 2013
Guest Lecturer, Media and Communications Department, Goldsmiths University, 2013 and 2014


Wysing Arts Centre (forth-coming 2015)
INFRA_SPECTION residency, The White Building, Spring 2015 (current)
Catwalk Institute, upstate New York (Autumn 2014)
The Guesthouse, Cork 2012
2012 Vermont Studio Center, USA 2012
HAND OVER CINEMA, international artists hand-made film workshop, Athens 2011
LOW&HIGH Interdisciplinary platform, Folkestone, UK 2011
I-Park Foundation, Connecticut, USA 2010


Interview with Erica Scourti, Filmmaker magazine, Feb 2015
Emotional Resources, Art Monthly, Feb 2015
The Real-Life Applications of “Post-Internet” Art, Hyperallergic, by Cassie Packard, Feb 2015
Transmediale 2015, Rhizome, by Elvia Wilke, Feb 2015
Capture All: transmediale POSTmatter, Feb 2015
Artist’s Profile, Art Monthly, by George Vasey, Jan 2015
Body Scan, Motherboard, by DJ Pangburn Jan 2015
From Narcissism to the Dialogic: Identity in Art after the Internet by Melissa Gronlund, Afterall Journal, Autumn 2014
Erica Scourti: So Like You, feature in YET magazine issue #7
Brighton Photo Biennial 4* review, The Telegraph, Nov 2014
Brighton Photo Biennial
review, Frieze blog, Nov 2014
Erica Scourti, Snow Crash + dissolving into data
,, July 2014
Tyler Coburn at Frieze New York panel discussion pdf online 2014
Snow Crash at Banner Repeater reviewed in Art Monthly, June 2104
Afresh: A New Generation of Greek Artists
reviewed in Frieze magazine, May 2014
La Voix Humaine reviewed in Frieze magazine, May 2014
La Voix Humaine selected at Critics' Pick in Artforum, January 2014
DAZED DIGITAL Girls Rule: The Artist Image Project #2 – Voice
Skype interview and article ,Video Vortex, part of Amsterdam-based Network Cultures
Self 2 Selfie, Art Monthly November 2013: George Vasey on self-portraiture and feminist art
Rhizome Artist Profile
by Daniel Rourke, 2013
#A.I.L - artists in laboratories,with Regine Debatty, Resonance FM, 2013
Erica Scourti: A Life in AdWords, interview by Mark Garret for Furtherfield, 2013

Sequence journal article by Duncan White about 'printology'


Best Film-
Radical Reels Film Competition 2007
judged by Maclolm Le Grice
Viewer's Choice Award at
TENDERPIX part of Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2009


2011- 2013 MRes Art: Moving Image, Central Saint Martins, with LUX (Distinction)
2010 Measures: 6 or more kinds of Theatre, course lead by Ian White at
Continetal Aesthetics Diploma
, Birkbeck University
2008-09 Philosophy: Existentialism I and II at Birkbeck
2007 Art & Philosophy Diploma Birkbeck (Distinction)
2001- 2003 BA Fine Art Middlesex University
2000 - 2001 BA Fine Art Textiles Goldsmiths College
1999 - 2000 BTEC Art & Design Foundation, London College of Fashion
1998 - 1999 BA Chemistry, University College London