ericasheu(at)alum.calarts.edu
vimeo.com/ericasheu 
@sheu.lu


Erica Sheu (徐璐) is an experimental filmmaker who works with celluloid. Her/[i-ê] interest includes everyday objects, abstract audiovisual emotion/expression, isolation/belonging, and Taiwanese identity politics. She/[i] is a member of artist collective, 後照鏡 (@ReaRflex) based in Taiwan.
Her/[i-ê] work has been shown at NYFF Currents, TIFF Wavelengths, IFFR, (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periferico, Crossroads, EXiS, the experimental films program at 2018 Taiwan Biennial among other film festivals and venues. Sheu currently lives in Los Angeles and studies in the Film/Video MFA program at the California Institute of the Arts.

︎events / 放映與展覽紀錄

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Tacoma Film Festival - short films 7
pài-làk ē-poo

NYFF - Currents Program 7: New Sensations
- Grandma’s Scissors

CROSSROADS 2021 Program 5: inside this shared life
pài-làk ē-poo

Image Forum - グラウンド・レベル・シネマ Vol.2.0
- off (I don’t know when to stop)

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome - Daybed Chapter 3: Le Cinéma Club
- A Short History

Slow Film Festival - Islands 
- Grandma’s Scissors

exff - Tage des experimentellen Films Frankfurt - opening program
- Transcript

Ecstatic Static - screening No. 3: W,O,R,D,S
- first draft

Image Forum - グラウンドレベルシネマ Vol.1.5
- pài-làk ē-poo, fur film vol. 1

Onion City Experimental Film & Video Festival - Program 10: Memory is a Labor, Not a Luxury 
- pài-làk ē-poo  (Honorable Mention)


Le Cinéma Club: Weekly Highlight
- A Short History 

CalArts School of Film/Video Showcase 2021 - Program Film and Video
pài-làk ē-poo

Flaherty NYC Program: TO FEEL, TO FEEL MORE, TO FEEL MORE THAN

- A Short History

嘉義國際藝術紀錄影展: 遺忘靈魂 - Chiayi, Taiwan
- Transcript

ReaRflex: Making Kin(o)! 自主放映祭 vol. 1 - Tapei, Taiwan

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Normal Screen @ Image Forum - Children on the edge of itchy-tectonics: Taiwanese New Experimental Films
- A Short History
(S8) Mostra Internacional de Cinema Periférico: Secret Gardens
- Transcript
Edinburgh International Film Festival: Black Box Shorts
- Transcript
MONO NO AWARE PRESENTS: OPEN AIR SCREENING SERIES
- Take A Walk
Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival: SHORTS: ALL HAPPY FAMILIES
- Transcript (the other version)
IBAFF XI: Short Film Selection
- Transcript
Revolutions Per Minute: Elemental Findings
- Transcript
International Film Festival Rotterdam: Bright Future Short: Colour Spaces
- Transcript
Neverland Cinema: Other Ways of Watching Together
- the way home

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從汝浮波瀾:台灣女性實驗電影切片 Ebbs of Mothers, Flows of Daughters
- Transcript (the other version)
RISCO Cinema - Programação Especial at MAM Rio
- 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
- Transcript (the other version)
FICValdivia: Nuevos-Caminos
- Transcript
Spectral Microcinema: 13: being with
- Transcript (the other version)
Cyprus Contemporary Film Centre: Found Footage Works
- A Short History
Toronto International Film Festival: WAVELENGTHS 3: LOOK AROUND
- Transcript
EXiS 2019: EX-NOW 2
- 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

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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            Alison Doerner Fund for Women Pioneers in Filmmaking
2019-22      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)
2015     BA in English, National Dong Hwa University in Taiwan

︎recent work experience
08.2021
Co-lead instructor, CAPSA Film Lab, California Institute of the Arts, CA
01.2021
Winter Session Co-instructor (Counting the Perforations: Scratch and Paint on 16mm Film), California Institute of the Arts, CA
09.2020 - present
Teaching Assistant, School of Film/Video, California Institute of the Arts, CA
01.2020 - present
Film Scanning Technician, California Institute of the Arts, CA
09.2019 - present
Film Inspection Assistant, California Institute of the Arts, CA
10.2018 - 08.2019
Workshop Instructor & Teaching Assistant, Mono No Aware, NY
03.2019 - 06.2019
Su-casa Senior Media Production Workshop Teaching Assistant, Third World Newsreel, NY