Anya Liftig
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  • Brooklyn, NY
  • United States
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Jan 12, 2015
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Jan 5, 2013
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"Looking for European Venues for Tour in May and June! Please message me if you think you would like to show my work Thanks"
Jan 5, 2013
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Panoply Performance Performancy Forum During APAP Nyc at PPL, 104 Meserole Street, Brooklyn, NY USA

January 10, 2013 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Amid all of the APAP (Association of Performing Arts Presenters) festivals and conference elements, PERFORMANCY FORUM is an empty room in which 7 artists present their current work and then discuss their processes of practical transition including developing consistent ways of working, getting a sense of core concerns, framing and explaining what the work deals with, production, marketing, and media structures, and of course, the daily work of making being a performance artist a feasible…See More
Jan 5, 2013
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Jun 24, 2012
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I'm A Groucho Marxist at Flux Projects

July 7, 2012 from 8:30pm to 11:30pm
On Saturday, July 7, Anya Liftig returns to Atlanta for what will be her most physically challenging performance to date.  I’m a Groucho Marxist, presented by Flux Projects, will take place on Airline Street just below the Edgewood Avenue overpass.  This durational performance will run from 8:30 until 11:30 p.m.  Drawing from the history of literal and socially imposed barriers in Atlanta's past, I’m a Groucho Marxist will feature a barricade made of reclaimed materials. Liftig will attempt to…See More
Jun 18, 2012
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"Next Project: "I'm A Groucho Marxist" Public Performance Commission with Flux Projects in Atlanta, Georgia. Two years in the making"
Jun 18, 2012
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New Voices in Live Performance, Dangling Modifier-After the Comma at Center for Performance Research

June 15, 2012 at 8pm to June 16, 2012 at 10pm
New Voices in Live Performance Curated by Anya LiftigDangling Modifier-- After the CommaJune 15-16 @ 8pmTickets: Free, Donations for CPR encouragedArtists: Tess Dworman, Panoply Performance Lab (Jessica Bathurst, Arla Berman,Cory Bracken, Katie Johnston, Brian McCorkle, Natasha Missick, EstherNeff, Michael Newton, Ellen O’Meara), John Berdel, Stephen Van DyckDangling Modifier brings together east and west coast artists who arehelping to define a new avant-garde. Brooklyn based Tess…See More
Jun 3, 2012
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New Voices in Live Performance, Dangling Modifier-After the Comma at Center for Performance Research

June 15, 2012 at 8pm to June 16, 2012 at 10pm
New Voices in Live Performance Curated by Anya LiftigDangling Modifier-- After the CommaJune 15-16 @ 8pmTickets: Free, Donations for CPR encouragedArtists: Tess Dworman, Panoply Performance Lab (Jessica Bathurst, Arla Berman,Cory Bracken, Katie Johnston, Brian McCorkle, Natasha Missick, EstherNeff, Michael Newton, Ellen O’Meara), John Berdel, Stephen Van DyckDangling Modifier brings together east and west coast artists who arehelping to define a new avant-garde. Brooklyn based Tess…See More
Jun 1, 2012
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"Excited to be Curating New Voices in Live Performance at Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn"
Jun 1, 2012
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Grace Exhibition Space At Exit Art at Exit Art

April 2, 2012 at 6pm to April 7, 2012 at 9pm
Grace Exhibition Space: Collective Synergy & Performance Actions Grace Exhibition Space explores new ideas in performance art through: archival documentation, discussions, workshops, and live performancesCOLLECTIVE / PERFORMATIVE at EXIT ART in Manhattan at 475 Tenth Ave NYCThis exhibition responds to the abundance of recent attention given to performance art, and specifically to the shifting terms used to define viewer engagement: "collaborative," "relational," "participatory," and…See More
Apr 2, 2012
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Anya Liftig' s work “The Anxiety of Influence,” was an intervention into Marina Abramovic’s “The Artist is Present” retrospective at MOMA. She dressed as the elder artist and sat across from her all day. Liftig’s work has been featured at TATE Modern, Highways Performance Space, Exit Art, Chashama, English Kills, Surreal Estate, Grace Exhibition Space, Center for Performance Research, Chez Bushwick, Eyedrum, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Yale University, INCUBATEChicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Chicago, Mess Hall, Joyce Soho and many other venues. Her work has been published and written about in The New York Times Magazine, Bomb, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue Italia, Marie Claire Italia, Heeb, Mix Magazine, Next Magazine, Now and Then, Stay Thirsty, New York Magazine, Gothamist, Jezebel, Animal New York and many others. She is a graduate of Yale University and Georgia State University and has received grant and residency support from The Field, Vermont Studio Center, University of Antioquia, Casa Tres Patios-Medellin Colombia, and Flux Projects, Atlanta.
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Roves and Roams and Ovada Present "Produce/Procreate" in Oxford, UK

Posted on April 2, 2012 at 3:02am 0 Comments

http://tiffanyhoran.blogspot.com/2012/03/anya-liftig-commentary.html

Commentary of Anya Liftig’s Performance 'Produce/Procreate'

Evening of performance presented by both Roves and Roams and OVADA



Written by Tiffany Horan



The audience were yet to take their seats; I watched Anya from the front row as she surveyed the room, removed her coat and sat…

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Contemporary Performance TXTS-Anya Liftig

Posted on March 2, 2011 at 10:48pm 0 Comments

My name is Anya Liftig. I perform. I photograph. I make stuff. I try to be serious but usually I think that other people think what I do is either funny or sad or both. I think about failure. I think about missed connections. I like to cause trouble in my work. Sometimes I use food, sometimes I do things I am probably not supposed to.  I like to pull pranks on myself. I try to do things that scare me. I want to be more courageous everyday. I try to not sit on my…

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