Erica Schreiner is an experimental video and performance artist, writer and poet based in New York City. Originally from Oregon, Erica received a BS in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Portland. Erica attended the School of Visual Arts Lens and Screen Art’s Residency Program. She also studied under the direction of performance artist, Marina Abramović at MoMA PS1, where Marina Abramović, Erica Schreiner, and 11 other performance artists shared a final performance.
Erica Schreiner has completed more than 60 performative video art pieces using a VHS video recorder, including Satori, a feature length film. She’s created music videos for: Soft Metals, Reba Hasko, JF Robitaille, The Crash Engine, and American Anymen, and Fierro Ex Machina.
Erica published two books of short stories under her label, Analog Cinema. Hellos & Goodbyes (2009) and Arrows (2015) Illustrated by Nyssa Frank. Erica has written several zines, and can regularly be seen performing with the poetry community in NYC. Mad Gleam Press will release her debut novella entitled: The Greatest History of Life by the end of the year (2017). Also scheduled is a collection of poetry entitled: The Plastic Sea (Blue Pear Projects, 2017).