Erika Pirl is a Curator, Visual artist and Choreographer, as well as an academic researcher
Her studies start in dance and take her through a path of performing arts and musical studies before taking her to conceptual art and sound studies where her focus has been always about identity, belonging, collective memory and public spheres. Her expertise has been applied arts to public spheres and multidisciplinary curating. Her research has been for the last few years about the effect our surroundings have on our personality or psychological well being and our relationship to violence exploring identity in our natural settings juxtaposed to identity as we migrate from setting to setting. currently she is researching ancestral memory from land to body and how the more we know about our settings the more we can activate our memory and our transplantability. where our personal memory and our collective memory share stories and how many different ways we can use to communicate them.