Ericka Beckman, Hiatus ,1999/2015, 16mm/HD, colour, sound, dual screen  

Ericka Beckman, Hiatus, 1999/2015, 16mm/HD, colour, sound, dual screen  

The artist Ericka Beckman has been dealing with gender tropes in virtual worlds for over 20 years and pre-empting many contemporary discussions on the topic. With current debates about feminism raging online our writer finds that it’s the perfect time to revisit the CalArts MFA’s oeuvre who presented her characters as subjects in a form of techno-Bildungsroman.