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Erica Kermani (b. 1983, Los Angeles; New York City) is an transdisciplinary artist engaged in movement-building through art and media, technological sovereignty, and collective care rituals.  Her artwork utilizes community-driven scholarship, memory, and archive to produce video, installation, and performance. Erica has presented her work internationally at institutions including Mona Bismark American Center, Science Gallery Dublin, and Musée des Arts Decoratif.  

As of 2020, she is a member-owner of Shadow Work Media, a Queer and Trans BIPOC and immigrant led creative media cooperative focused on transformative storytelling and liberation.

Erica has developed and designed curriculum, research and public programs at organizations including Community Tech NY, Digital Equity Lab, Data & Society, and Eyebeam, and is adjunct faculty at Parsons the New School where she teaches about ancestral and emerging technologies.   She is also co-founder and organizer of the festival Radical Networks (2015-2019), a former Board Member of Global Action Project (GAP), and a member of Raha Feminist Collective. Erica holds a BA in Visual Arts (Media/Computing) and Political Science at the University of California, San Diego and an MFA in Design and Technology from the Parsons School for Design (NYC/Paris).

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