Born in Hempstead, NY in 1951, Ericka Beckman is an artist and filmmaker, living and working in New York and Boston. Graduating from Cal Arts in 1976, she started to exhibit in the mid-1970s in such renowned independent spaces as The Kitchen, Artist’s Space and Franklin Furnace in New York. Since then her work has shown in museums in the U.S. and abroad: the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The MET, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Broad Museum, Los Angeles; The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; The Tate Modern, London, UK; Secession, Vienna, Austria; Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland; Le Centre de Georges Pompidou, Paris,
France; KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany; The Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria; Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK; Le Magasin, Grenoble, France; Raven Row, London and Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland. In addition, she has been included in four Biennials at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
Her work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Walker Art Center, The Broad Museum, The High Museum, The Zabludowicz Collection, Le Centre de Georges Pompidou, The British Film Institute, and the Stiftung Kunsthalle Bern and Anthology Film Archives.
The Super-8 Trilogy was included in the acclaimed Pictures Generation 1974- 1984 exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in 1999.
2003 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 10' 00 / 44 €
distribution: DCP on server or Digital file on server
YOU THE BETTER
1983 / color / sound / single screen / 31' 00 / 120 €
135 GRAND STREET NEW YORK 1979
1979 / Super 8mm / color / sound / single screen / 57' 40 / 180 €
distribution: Digital file on USB stick
THE BROKEN RULE
1979 / color / sound / single screen / 27' 00 / 106 € or 90 €
distribution: Digital file on server or Super 8mm