The Plastic Sea is a long form erasure poem by Erica Schreiner, an experimental video and performance artist, writer and poet based in New York City. She has completed more than 60 performative video art pieces using a VHS video recorder, including Satori, a feature length film. Erica’s work has shown at the Bill Hodges Gallery in NYC and Gallery Petite in Brooklyn. She been a regular contributor to Nick Knight's SHOWstudio. She studied under the direction of performance artist, Marina Abramović at MoMA PS1. Erica published two books of short stories, Hellos & Goodbyes (2009, Analog Cinema) and Arrows, Illustrated by Nyssa Frank (2015, Analog Cinema), a novella entitled: The Greatest History of Life (scheduled for 2018, Mad Gleam Press).