erica scourti

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Erica Scourti is an artist and writer, based in Athens and London. She has presented work internationally, at High Line New York, Wellcome Collection, Serendicity Festival, Hong Kong, Kunsthalle Wien, Hayward Gallery, Munich Kunstverein, ICA London, Athens Biennale: ECLIPSE  (2021) and Survival Kit 13, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art (2022). Her solo show Profiles of You, at EMST, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens ran from Jan - May 2023.

Her writing has been published in On Care (Ma Biblioteque, 2020) Spells (Ignota, 2018) and Fiction as Method (Sternberg, 2017) amongst others, and she guest-edited the Happy Hypocrite- Silver Bandage journal (2019).  She is undertaking a PhD in Goldsmiths’ Art Department, and is a Lecturer in BA Fine Art at Central St Martins.


Profiles of You, EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, 2023 [solo]
Survival Kit 13, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2022, curated by Iliana Fokianaki
Athens Biennale 7: ECLIPSE Athens, Sept 24- Nov 28th 2021
24/ 7: A wake-up call for our non-stop world, Somerset House, 2020
Machines of Loving Grace, High Line, New York, 2019
Chief Complaint, Almanac Projects, 2018 [solo]
We Were Having a Little Flirt, Pump House Gallery, group show, 2018
Spill Sections, Studio RCA Riverlight 22, 2018 [solo]
Gjon Mili 2017: Award Exhibition, The National Gallery of Kosovo, 2017
Group Therapy, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, 2017
More Than Just Words [On the Poetic], Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, 2017
Feral Kin, Autoitalia, 2017
Bedlam: The Asylum and Beyond, Wellcome Collection, Sept 2016—Jan 2017
Third Party, CTRL+SHIFT Collective, Oakland, USA 2016
Fireflies, Niarchos Centre, Athens; 2016
The Practice of Theories, Wysing Arts Centre 2016
Big Bang Data, Somerset House Dec 2016
PLAY, Microscope Gallery, New York, USA 2015
Poetics and Politics of Data, HeK Basel, 2015
Overshare, ASC Projects, San Francisco, 2015
Group Therapy, FACT, LIverpool, March- May 2015
Transmediale 15 Haus De Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2015
So Like You, media wall commission, The Photogrpahers’ Gallery, London, 2015
End User, Hayward Project Space, 2014
Snow Crash, Banner Repeater, London, 2014
Present Fictions at David Roberts Art Foundation
La Voix Humaine, Munich Kunstverein, 2014
Afresh: A New Generation of Greek Artists, EMST Athens, 2013


Reading Feminisms leader of week-long workshop, Tavros Space, Athens (part of Revolution is Not a One-Time Event programme) 2023
Serendicity Festival, Hong Kong, 2023 [lecture- performance]
Teachers, The Horse Hospital London, 2023
8 Things to be Scared of Instead of Death, online, Microscope Gallery, New York, July 2021
Writing/ Performance, symposium at Royal College of Art, London, Jan 2020 (paper)
Fluid Worlds, 3HD Festival, HAU2 Berlin, October 2019 (performance)
Drawing An Arc Through Our Digital Lives, Slade Research Centre – Nov 2019
Artist talk, Digital Art research network, CRASSH, University of Cambridge (2019)
Performance of the self in digital space, Goldsmiths College, 2019 (performance-lecture)
Writing into Practice, New Contemporaries at South London Gallery, 2019 (artist talk)
Imaging Time, The Photographers Gallery, Feb 2019 (artist talk)
Knitting and Knotting Love, moderation of keynote by Shaka McGlotten, Transmediale, 2019
Artists' Moving Image Festival 2018, Tramway Glasgow, performance and screening, 2018
Book launch for New Dark Age with James Bridle and Ben Vickers, Serpentine, June 2018 (performance)
What Next? On Value panel, Royal College London w/ Sonya Dyer and Catherine Wood, 2018
Dream Actions: event series at Somerset House October '17- Jan ' 18 (moderator/ curator)
Technology Now: Automated Emotion, ICA London, June 2017
MediaLive Festival, performance at Boulder museum of Contemporary Art, May 2017
Writing Photographs, artists' discussion at Tate Modern, May 6 2017
Sonic Acts festival, Amsterdam, Feb 2017
Artist's Talk, Transmission, Sheffield (invited by Sharon Kivland),  2017
Feminism and Digital Art symposium, Chelsea College of Arts, 2016
Selfing: the Self in Contemporary Art and Culture, symposium, Central St Martins, 2016
Future of the Word conference; lecture-performance at Strelka Centre, Moscow, 2016
Block Universe 2016, performance at Somerset House, 2016
Biography and Fiction, Symposium at Royal College of Art, 2016
Artist’s talk and screening, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, 2016
Fiction as Method, symposium at Goldsmiths College, 2015
Institutions, Politics, Performance, performance at Green Space, Athens, 2015
'did you feel it?' performance at Dutch Art Institute symposium, Van Abbemuseum, 2015
Some place of avoiding an animal, South London Gallery, publication launch event, 2015
Sound::acts festival, Athens, 2015
Lunch-bytes panel discussion, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, 2014
Artist’s talk, The Photographers’ Gallery, 2014


Spring 2021 Haus N, Athens
July 2019 Rupert, Lithuania
May 2016- August 2018 Somerset House Studios, London
August 2016: Saari Residency, Kone Foundation, Finland
November- Dec 2015 Wysing Arts Centre: The Multiverse residency
March- May 2015 The White Building, London
Summer 2014 Islington Mill/ Regents Trading Estate Production Residency, Manchester
September 2014 Catwalk, upstate New York


Altered States, Ignota Press, 2021
Exit Script, text for Athens Biennale 7 Catalogue, 2021
Mine Searching Yours, collaboration with Caspar Heinemann for Forma Arts, 2021
On Care, MA Biblioteque ed. Sharon Kivland and Rebecca Jagoe, 2020
The Happy Hypocrite [guest editor], Book Works, October 2019
Spells: 21st Century Occult Poetry Ignota Press, October 2018
Across and Beyond: A Transmediale reader, Sternberg Press, 2017
Profiles of You, essay chapter in Fiction as Method, Sternberg Press, 2018
Documents of Contemporary Art: Information, MIT Press and Whitechapel, 2016