erica scourti

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Erica Scourti is an artist and writer, based in Athens and London. They have 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). Their solo show Profiles of You, at EMST, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens ran from Jan - May 2023.

Their writing has been published in On Care (Ma Biblioteque, 2020) Spells (Ignota, 2018) and Fiction as Method (Sternberg, 2017) amongst others, and they guest-edited the Happy Hypocrite- Silver Bandage journal (2019). Their first poetry pamplet is out with Veer in ealry 2024.

They are undertaking a PhD in Goldsmiths’ Art Department, and are a Lecturer in BA Fine Art at Central St Martins.




SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS 




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

La Voix Humaine, Munich Kunstverein, 2014

Afresh: A New Generation of Greek Artists, EMST Athens, 2013


SELECTED PERFORMANCES/ PUBLIC TALKS


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, 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


Sound::acts festival, Athens, 2015


RESIDENCIES


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


PUBLICATIONS


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