Erika Tan

Artist, curator, writer and researcher

(Singapore, 1967)

Erika is an artist, curator, writer and researcher based in London. Her practice has evolved from an interest in anthropology and the moving image and is often informed by specific cultural, geographical or physical contexts. Her work has been exhibited internationally and included in the 2006 Singapore Biennale; Thermocline of Art – New Asian Waves, ZKM, Germany; and Cities on the Move at The Hayward Gallery, London. Erika has worked on commissions with Film & Video Umbrella, Picture This, BBC Radio London, Channel 4, creating both permanent and temporary projects in the UK and abroad. Her recent writing projects include And Now China? A special issue of Ctrl+P Journal of Contemporary Art, and a Manchester Cornerhouse linked web publishing project Sites of Production: Asian Travelogues []. Erika is associated with TrAIN, the Research Centre for Transnational, Art, Identity and Nation (University of the Arts, London) where she is currently researching the transnational manoeuvring(s) of artists and she teaches on the BA Fine Arts Central Saint Martin’s School of Art, London.