(? - living) Canada
Erika MacPherson uses video and electronic media to investigate the intricate relationship of choice and chance. Her visually poetic non-fiction narratives explore the phenomenal circumstance of being human. As a community activist, her artistic vision is to interpret the narrative inherent in the most profound determinants on survival - the environment as well as inter-relationships and concepts of co-creation.
Her pieces have screened internationally at festivals from the San Francisco Gay Lesbian to Transmediale in Berlin, Vancouver International to The Edinburgh Fringe. Erika has received numerous awards from the Winnipeg, Manitoba and Canada Arts Councils. From her home in Manitoba she also facilitates the creation of others peoples stories as a writer, videographer, editor and workshop facilitator.
Erika MacPherson stated that it was expensive and offensive that she should be subject to a home inspection and an adoption hearing in order to adopt the child that she and her partner planned and brought into the world together.