One Second Art Residencies

Erica Mena


Use of residency (ideas)

Combine all the photos I've taken over the year into a video lasting 1 second long. Go from there.


Erica Mena is a poet, translator, and book artist. She holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University, and an MFA in literary translation from the University of Iowa. Her book Featherbone (Ricochet Editions, 2015) won a 2016 Hoffer First Horizons Award. Her translation of the Argentine graphic novel The Eternaut by H.G. Oesterheld and F. Solano Lopez (Fantagraphics, 2015) won a 2016 Eisner Award. She is the editor in chief of Drunken Boat, and the founding editor of Anomalous Press. Puerto Rican by descent, she was born and raised in Boston, and now lives between Providence, RI and San Francisco, CA.

Registered on 2016-12-05 17:09:47.

This artist is assigned to the residency Nonesuch Paper.