Erika Suderburg is a filmmaker and writer. She has written art, performance, television and film criticism over the past thirty years for many publications including Xtra, AfterImage, ArtWeek, Art Issues and The New Art Examiner. She is co-editor with Michael Renov of Resolutions: Contemporary Video Practices, and editor of Space Site Intervention: Situating Installation Art, both published by the University of Minnesota Press. Her book Resolution 3: Global Networks of Video co-edited with Ming-Yuen S. Ma was published in 2013 by the University of Minnesota Press. . Her areas of specialization and interest include: Art theory, Queer Theory, film and television criticism, video, film and digital production and imaging, Installation and Site-Specific art, sound art, film and video history, American and European experimental film and video and the intriguing and entrancing work of Denis Diderot, Gilles Deleuze and Michel De Certeau. She has worked as a curator for The American Film Institute, KCET PBS, Los Angeles, OutFest, Filmex International Film Festival, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (L.A.C.E.), and The Women’s Building.
Her work has been exhibited in festivals, museums, on television, on the sides of big walls, on a hot air balloon and in galleries including: the Pacific Film Archives-Berkeley, the Millennium Film Workshop-New York, Capp Street Projects-San Francisco, the Museum of Modern Art-New York, The American Film Institute-Los Angeles, the Museum of Contemporary Art-Los Angeles, Kunstlerhaus-Stuttgart, Grazer Kunstverein-Austria, the Collective for Living Cinema-New York, Fukai International Video Biennale-Japan, New Langton Arts-San Francisco, International Video Festival-Bonn, The Long Beach Museum of Art, The American Academy in Rome, Simon Watson Gallery-New York, Trial Balloon Gallery-New York, Mix Mexico-Mexico City, FilmForum-Los Angeles, Cohan & Leslie Gallery-New York, The Getty Museum-Los Angeles, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris.
Her work is distributed and published by System Yellow in Los Angeles and V-Tape in Toronto. She has been on the faculties of the California Institute of the Arts, Art Center-Pasadena, the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, New York and the Otis-Parsons School of Art & Design in Los Angeles. She is currently a faculty member at the University of California, Riverside located in the Department of Media and Cultural Studies. Information, filmography, clips, installation images and links to all her current projects can be found in updated form at: http://erikasuderburg.com/