Anya Liftig
  • Female
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • United States

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  • Claire Kiechel
  • Charlotte Walker
  • Angela Watters
  • Tiffany Horan
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  • Liz Vacco
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Performance Discipline
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

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…


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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