Elizabeth Orr

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Elizabeth Orr (*1984, Los Angeles, CA. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY,USA)

Orr holds a BA in Film/Video from Hampshire College (2006) and an MFA with Honors from Bard College (2015).

She has taken part in various residency programs including EMPAC, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY) Shandaken (New York), Bemis Center (Omaha, Nebraska), Real Time & Space (Oakland, CA), and Recess (NY, NY).

Orr manages the estate of her late father, artist Eric Orr (1939-1998) and is on the board of KAJE, Brooklyn, NY.

Selected solo exhibitions:

2021

The Over There, VIN VIN, Vienna (AT)

2020

Spirits in Rotations, RPFA, Los Angeles, CA (USA)

2019

Assumed Room, La Kaje, Brooklyn, NY (USA)

2018

Vivid, PYLON-Hub, Dresden (DE)

2017

Our Hallway Is Surrounded, Bodega, New York, NY (USA)

2015

Loss Lead, Bodega, New York, NY (USA)

MT RUSH performance, EMPAC, Troy, NY (USA)

2013

A Moral Body, Bodega, Philadelphia, PA (USA) 

2011

A Perception Feeding, Bodega Gallery Philadelphia, PA (USA)

Selected group exhibitions:

2018

My End Is A Legend, CAC Brétigny, Brétigny-sur-Orge (FRA)

City Crown, Kostka Gallerie, Angelus/Orr Prague (CZ)

Queer Space, Alfred University, Alfred, NY (USA)

2017

The Conveyor, performance/lecture, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL)

2016

Election Renewal, DIS Magazine, New York, NY (USA)

Garden Show, Regards, Chicago, IL (USA)

2015

Artists Space Books & Talks, NO TOTAL Weekend, New York, NY (USA)

2014

Bard MFA Thesis Show, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (USA)

Silberkuppe, New Dawn, Bulk Purchases, Berlin (DE)

Performing Feminisms, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (USA)

Nurture Art, One Trace After, Brooklyn, NY (USA)

2013

Cage, Rehearsal, curated by Sophia Cleary, New York, NY (USA)

Terminal Projects, CCC, Brooklyn, NY (USA)

This Red Door, After Saturn Returns, curated by Rory Parks Brooklyn, NY (USA)

2012

Performativity: Cyber/Corporeal, MOCAtv, Los Angeles, CA (USA) (commission)

Queer as in Weird, Garden Party/Arts, Brooklyn, NY (USA)

First Among Equals: Work Ethic, ICA Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (USA)

Poster Launch, Elizabeth Orr + Emma Hedditch, @Workshop, New York, NY (USA)

2011

Victory Over The Sun, Kunsthaus Bregenz (AT)

Go Rimbaud performances, curated by Geo Wyeth

Video installation for Gala, International Museum of Women, San Francisco, CA (USA)

SLAVES, curated by Planningtorock, Globe Theater, Frankfurt (DE)

2010

East Nile, Oakland New & Experimental Festival, Oakland, CA (USA)

Its Own Nothingness, Krowswork, Oakland, CA (USA)

2009

Artist Television Access, group screening, San Francisco, CA (USA)

Selected screenings and videos:

2020

Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Work of Eric Orr, Documentary
(HD video, 45min, 2007 / Feature-length release, 2007)

Directed, Edited, and Written by Elizabeth Orr

Screenings: Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, Los Angeles Nomadic Division & Eugenia Butler Gallery, Los Angeles, West Hollywood Library, Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, MUSAC, Leon, SP, Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, CA, 2020 (forthcoming).

2019

Medieval Beach (HD video, 4mins, 2018)

Lubov, “Main Attractions” Screening Series curated by Theodore Darst, NY,NY (USA)

2018

Medieval Beach (HD video, 4mins, 2018)

CAC Bretigny, Screening curated by Julie Grosche, Bretigny (FRA)

MT RUSH, (HD video, 40mins, 2016)

Tranzit Display, Prague (CZ)

After Effects, Anthology Film Archives, Art in General, 2018

2017

MT RUSH, (HD video, 40mins, 2016)

After Effects, Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia and Art in General, NYC, NY (USA)

Santarcangelo Festival, MT RUSH, Emilia-Romagna (IT)

Caro Sposo, curated by Stephanie Cottin, Paris (FRA)

University of Nebraska, Omaha (NE)

2016

MT RUSH, (HD video, 40mins, 2016)

PSSST, Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (USA)

Denison University, Columbus (OH)

Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY (USA)

EMPAC, Troy, NY (USA)

2015

Nicholas & HIllary, (HD video, 08:40mins, 2015)

DINCA Vision Quest, Chicago, IL (USA)

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA (USA)

Artists Space Books & Talks, NO TOTAL Weekend, New York, NY (USA)

2014

SITTING UP (HD Video, 10mins, 2014) collaboration with Emma Hedditch

Commission, MOCA TV, curated by Katerina Llanes, Los Angeles, CA (USA)

2013

$$$ (HD video, 05:00mins, 2013)

Family Business, West 21st street Drive-IN, curated by CCS Bard, New York, NY (USA)



Exhibitions at VIN VIN

The Over There