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/belongingness, and Taiwanese identity politics. Her/[i-ê] art practice is greatly inspired by the spirits of artist-run film labs and the DIY micro-cinema scenes. She/[i] is a member of artist collective, ReaRflex 後照鏡 @rearflex, working on programming and discussing experimental cinema and artist's moving image in Taiwan.

Her/[i-ê] work has been shown at Toronto International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Crossroads, EXiS, Microscope Gallery, The Film-Makers' Cooperative, and the experimental films program at 2018 Taiwan Biennial, etc. 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
2 0 2 1
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

2 0 2 0
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)
2017     Film Production Certificate Program, The New School (incomplete)
2015     BA in English, National Dong Hwa University in Taiwan

︎recent work experience
1.2020 - present
Film Scanner, California Institute of the Arts, CA
9.2019 - present
Film Inspection Assistant, California Institute of the Arts, CA
0.2018 - 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