March 1 - March 31 2012
Erika Harrsch's Bio
Born in Mexico City,
Erika Harrsch has lived and worked in Mexico, Italy, Germany and New York. Her multidisciplinary art practice employs resources that include drawing,
painting, photography, video, animation and installations, based on elements in
both artificial and natural environments. Harrsch has participated in several
Art Biennials including: Fokus Lodz Biennale, Poland 2010; Beijing 798
Biennale, China 2009; and the 5th International Media Art Biennale-Media City
Seoul; Korea 2008.
Her work has been
exhibited in solo and group exhibitions at galleries and museums in Mexico, the
USA, Brazil, Argentina, Korea, China, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Spain,
UK, Poland, Turkey and Syria. Presented in museums such as the Whitney Museum
of American Art at the Live Whitney series, the Goteborg Konstmuseum in Sweden,
the Musee de la Photographie a Charleroi in Belgium and the Seoul Museum of Art
in South Korea.
While developing a
multidisciplinary practice, Harrsch created Bodymaps a videoanimation with
which participated in multimedia festivals and residencies worldwide, working
in collaboration with the multidisciplinary company VisionIntoArt, cellist
Jeffrey Zeigler of the Kronos Quartet and acclaimed composer Philip Glass.