Center of interests
Multi-disciplinary projects, Music for films, Music with electronics, Music with voice, Other, Projects in cooperation, Visual arts
Erika Tsuchiya-Bergere is an audio-visual artist currently based in Philadelphia, USA. She is of Japanese origin, born in the UK and educated in the USA, UK, and France. Her artistic work is interdisciplinary and her research interests are in immersive technologies and the historical relationship between old and new technologies. Her background is in fine art photography and video art as well as vocal and live video performance. She has a BA in Social Anthropology from SOAS University of London, and MA in Photography. She also did her fine art foundation in Paris, France. She currently teaches at Rowan University in New Jersey. She is signed to an electronic music label in Detroit, MI as vocalist and also records with local electronic musician, ALKA on VeryRecords label in NYC. She is trained in classical piano and violin since a very young age.
Fluent in Japanese, English, French and Electro. She loves learning and being immersed with other cultures and languages, low frequencies and early beat-based electronic music. She is educated in 90's UK free party scene, squats and traveller culture, ultimately fueling her toward pursuing the road of electronic music, visual arts and performance. Currently she is producing shows for Rowan University planetarium.
bass, computer music, electronic, générateur de fréquences, keyboard, piano, Pure Data, resolume, subwoofers, violin, voice