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Erica Sheu/徐 璐 is a Taiwanese experimental filmmaker. In 2016, Sheu moved to New York to study filmmaking. She started to experiment with celluloid film, installation and expanded cinema performance in New York. Sheu is an MFA candidate in Film/Video at California Institute of the Arts starting in the fall of 2019. Her work has shown at TIFF: Wavelengths, Crossroads at SFMoMA, EXiS, Microscope Gallery, The Film-Makers' Cooperative, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Taipei Contemporary Art Center and the experimental films program at 2018 Taiwan Biennial at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. Sheu is currently based in Los Angeles.

screenings & exhibitions

2020

Revolutions Per Minute: Elemental Findings in Boston, MA - Transcript

International Film Festival Rotterdam: Bright Future Short: Colour Spaces in Rotterdam, The Netherlands  - Transcript 

2019

從汝浮波瀾:台灣女性實驗電影切片 Ebbs of Mothers, Flows of Daughters in Taiwan - Transcript (the other version)

RISCO Cinema - Programação Especial at MAM Rio in Brazil - sunday monday and tuesday I was out of film in chicago

Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux de Paris: FOCUS #13 : FLUX DE MÈRES, REFLUX DE FILLES in Paris, France - Transcript (the other version)

FICValdivia: Nuevos-Caminos in Chile - Transcript

Spectral Microcinema: 13: being with in Stevens Point, WI - Transcript (the other version)

Cyprus Contemporary Film Centre: Found Footage Works in Lefkosia, Cyprus - A Short History

Toronto International Film Festival: WAVELENGTHS 3: LOOK AROUND in Toronto, Canada - Transcript

EXiS 2019: EX-NOW 2, in Seoul, South Korea  - Transcript

Lumiton museo del cine usina audiovisual: Cine experimental en 8 mm in Buenos Aires, Argentina  - sunday monday and tuesday I was out of film in chicago

Kino Palais, Cine experimental en 8 mm in Buenos Aires, Argentina  - sunday monday and tuesday I was out of film in chicago

AlterWork Studios: ta dan ta dan in Queens, NY

CROSSROADS 10: a friend becomes like a ghost in San Francisco, CA  - Transcript

True Turn Festival: On the Way to the Moon in Tulsa, OK  - A Short History / surface of a movie

Al's Cinematique: 8mm Experimental Cinema in Brooklyn, NY  - sunday monday and tuesday I was out of film in chicago

Taipei Contemporary Art Center: 衿光é流儀 Les Règles de Savoir-vivre in Taipei, Taiwan

The Film-Makers’ Cooperative: New Year, New Work 2019: Program I in NY, NY  - the way home

2018

Microscope Gallery: YES: Morrison Gong / Erica Sheu in Brooklyn, NY

Tai Kwun Contemporary: Start From Scratch, Not Two Steps Back: An Evening with Simon Liu in Hong Kong  - A Short History

The Film-Makers’ Cooperative: The Poetic is Political in NY, NY  - A Short History

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts: Children on the edge of itchy-tectonics: Taiwanese New Experimental Films, Wild Rhizome - 2018 Taiwan Biennial in Taichung, Taiwan  - A Short History

Al's Cinematique: Designed Reminiscence Vol.1 in Brooklyn, NY  - A Short History

The Film-Makers’ Cooperative: Unruly Archives in Brooklyn, NY  - A Short History

Indie Street Film Festival, Escape & Connect in Red Bank, NJ  - A Short History

honor & grant

2020      Lillian Disney Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts

2019      Lillian Disney Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts

2019      New Work Grant, Queens Council on the Arts, New York

education

2022     MFA in Film/Video, California Institute of the Arts (expected)

2017     Film Production Certificate Program, The New School (incomplete)

2015     BA in English, National Dong Hwa University in Taiwan

recent work experience

9.2019-11.2019     Film Inspection Assistant, California Institute of the Arts, CA

10.2018-8.2019     Workshop Instructor & Teaching Assistant, Mono No Aware, NY

03.2019-6.2019     Su-casa Senior Media Production Workshop Teaching Assistant, Third World Newsreel, NY