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).
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