Elizabeth Orr

CV

ELIZABETH ORR
b. 1984, Los Angeles, CA. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
etilburyorr@gmail.com -  www.elizabethorr.net - (415) 341-5841

EDUCATION
M.F.A. with Honors, Bard College Film/Video Dept., Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2015 
B.A., Hampshire College, Film/Video, Amherst, MA, 2006

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
Foundation for Contemporary Art Bridge Fund, NY, NY, 2021
Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant, NY, NY, 2021
BRIC, Media Arts Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY, 2020 - 2021
United States Embassy, Public Affairs Grants Program, 2018
Meet Factory Residency, Prague, Czechia, 2018
New York State Council on the Arts in Partnership with Wave Farm, Media Arts Assistance Fund Award, 2017 
Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant, NY, NY, 2017
Bemis Contemporary Art Center, Residency, Omaha, NE, 2016
Real Time & Space, Residency, Oakland, CA, 2015
EMPAC, Residency, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Residency, Troy, NY, 2015
Shandaken Project at Storm King, Residency, New Windsor, NY, 2015
Recess, Session Residency, New York, NY, 2013
Milton and Sally Avery Scholarship, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, 2012 & 2013
Artists Space Books & Talks, Residency, NO TOTAL, 2012 - 2016

COMMISSIONS
CELINE, Central Rounds, 6ft x 3.5ft, aluminum, salt, and glass, Tokyo, Japan, 2021
Harvard Carpenter Center, Bulk Purchases, “Performing Feminisms,” Cambridge, MA, 2014
MOCAtv, Sitting UP, Emma Hedditch & Elizabeth Orr, HD Video 20mins, 2013

SELECT EXHIBITIONS
Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg, Denmark, 2023 (forthcoming, three-person exhibition)
VIN VIN, Calibration, Vienna, Austria, 2023 (solo)
Derosia, The No Name Lightbulb, New York, NY, 2022 (solo), 2023
Sharp Projects, Small Sculptures, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2022
1708 Gallery, Single-Use Account, Richmond, Virginia, 2022 (solo)
Maggie Ai Media, STAGE: Episode 1, Shenzhen, China, 2021
Sharp Projects, 10 works, Copenhagen, NL, 2021
Vin Vin, The Over There, Vienna, Austria, 2021 (solo)
RPFA, Spirits in Rotations, Los Angeles, CA, 2020 (solo)
La Kaje, Assumed Room, Brooklyn, NY, 2019 (solo)
CAC Brétigny, My End Is A Legend, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France, 2018
PYLON-Hub, Vivid, Dresden, GR, 2018 (solo)
Kostka Galerie, Angelus/Orr, City Crown, Prague, CZ, 2018
Alfred University, Queer Space, Alfred, NY, 2018
Bodega, Our Hallway Is Surrounded, New York, NY (solo), 2017
Stedelijk Museum, The Conveyor, performance/lecture, Amsterdam, NL, March 2017
DIS Magazine, Election Renewal, New York, NY, 2016
Regards, Garden Show, Chicago, IL, 2016
Artists Space Books & Talks, NO TOTAL Weekend, New York, NY, 2015
Bodega, Loss Lead, New York, NY (solo), 2015
EMPAC, MT RUSH performance,Troy, NY, 2015 
Bard College, Bard MFA Thesis Show, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2014
Silberkuppe, New Dawn, Bulk Purchases, Berlin, Germany, 2014
Harvard University Carpenter Center, Performing Feminisms, Cambridge, MA, 2014
Nurture Art, One Trace After, Brooklyn, NY, 2014
Cage, Rehearsal, curated by Sophia Cleary, New York, NY, 2013
Terminal Projects, CCC, Brooklyn, NY, 2013
This Red Door, After Saturn Returns, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Rory Parks, 2013
Bodega, A Moral Body (solo), Philadelphia, PA, 2013 
MOCAtv, Performativity: Cyber/Corporeal, Los Angeles, CA (commission), 2012
Garden Party/Arts, Queer as in Weird, Brooklyn, NY, 2012
ICA Philadelphia, First Among Equals: “Work Ethic,” Philadelphia, PA, 2012
@Workshop, Poster Launch, Elizabeth Orr + Emma Hedditch, New York, NY, 2012
Bodega Gallery, A Perception Feeding, Philadelphia, PA (solo), 2011
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Victory Over The Sun, Vienna, Austria, 2011
Go Rimbaud, performances, curated by Geo Wyeth, 2011
International Museum of Women, video installation for Gala, San Francisco, CA, 2011
Globe Theater, Bulk Purchases, Frankfurt, Germany, curated by Planningtorock, 2011
East Nile, Oakland New & Experimental Festival, Oakland, CA, 2010
Krowswork, Its Own Nothingness, Oakland, CA, 2010

BIBLIOGRAPHY + PRESS
BOMB Magazine, “Come To My Window,” Jeanne Vacarro, June 2021
BRIC Lab Essays, “A Garden to Take Care of,” Caroline Ferreira, May 2021
ARTFORUM, Critics’ Pick: “Elizabeth Orr at Vin Vin, by David Misteli, March 2021
Oxford University Press, Oxford Companion to Queer Cinema, Will J. Simmons, edited by Ronaled E. Gregg, 2021 (forthcoming)
“Elizabeth Orr: A Gorgeous Profile,“ Will J. Simmons, November 2019 
Art Observed, New York - “Elizabet Orr: Our Hallway Is Surrounded at Bodega,” by J.Garcia
ArtNews, “9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week,” Editors of ArtNews, May 2017
ARTnews, “Morning Links: Allan Sekula Edition,” November 1, 2016. 
The Denisonian, “Elizabeth Orr critiques social structures through art,” Savannah Delgross, Oct 11, 2016
CSPA Quarterly: Q14, “MT RUSH Interview with Elizabeth Orr and Meghan Moe Beitkis,” 2016
ArtReview, “Elizabeth Orr at Bodega,” David Everett Howe, Summer 2015 
ARTFORUM, Critics’ Picks: “Elizabeth Orr at Bodega,” Abraham Adams, April 2015
Art Agenda,, “New Dawn,” Natasha Ginwala, August 2014
Nurture Art, “One Year with Nurture Art,” Gallery Program 2013/2014 Catalog, 2014
L Magazine, “4 Art Exhibits You Need to See,” Paul D’Agostino, January 2013
If I Can’t Dance I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, “Guy de Cointet’s Five Sisters,” 2013.
Title Magazine, “Due Diligence: Elizabeth Orr’s Work Ethic,” Gordon Hall, 2012
Philadelphia ICA, First Among Equals Exhibition Catalogue, 2012
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Victory Over The Sun, Austria, 2011
Girls Like Us Magazine, “Interview with Elizabeth Orr,” Jessica Gysel, 2011
Huffington Post, “Crazy Wisdom: Eric Orr & Elizabeth Orr,” John Seed, 2011
NY Press, “Catching up with AMASS’ Elizabeth Orr & Savannah Knoop,”Jon Reiss, Fall 2010
East Bay Express, “Review of Its Own Nothingness,” East Bay Express, Oakland, CA, 2010
Out Magazine, Orr, Elizabeth, Interview with Hampshire College President Ralph Hexter, 2006

SELECT SCREENINGS & VIDEOS
Mind Gamed (HD Video 4mins, 2021)
Like a Little Disaster, Baitball, Milan, Italy, 2023
BRIC, Media Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY 2021
Single-Use Account (HD video, 8 minute loop, 2022)
1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia (solo installation), 2022
SUMO Prague / Sharp Projects, Prague, Czechia, 2022
Medieval Beach (HD video, 4mins, 2018)
Lubov, “Main Attractions” Screening Series curated by Theodore Darst, NY,NY, 2019
CAC Bretigny, Bretigny, Screening curated by Julie Grosche, France, 2018
MT RUSH, (HD video, 40mins, 2016)
Tranzit Display, Prague, CZ, 2018
After Effects, Anthology Film Archives, Art in General, 2018
After Effects, Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia and Art in General, 2017
Santarcangelo Festival, MT RUSH, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, 2017
Caro Sposo, curated by Stephanie Cottin, Paris, FR, 2017
University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE, 2017
PSSST, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2016
Denison University, Columbus, Ohio, 2016
Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, 2016
EMPAC, Troy, NY, 2016
Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Work of Eric Orr, Documentary
(HD video, 45min, 2007 / Feature-length release, 2020)
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).
Nicholas & HIllary, (HD video, 08:40mins, 2015
DINCA Vision Quest, Chicago, IL, 2015
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, 2015
Artists Space Books & Talks, NO TOTAL Weekend, New York, NY, 2015
SITTING UP (HD Video, 10mins, 2014), collaboration with Emma Hedditch
Commission, MOCA TV, curated by Katerina Llanes, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
$$$ (HD video, 05:00mins, 2013)
Family Business, West 21st street Drive-IN, curated by CCS Bard, New York, NY, 2013

TEACHING & LECTURES
Visiting Artist: Video, The Cooper Union, New York, NY, 2021
Visiting Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Sculpture & Extended Media,
Courses: Basic Sculpture, Intermediate/Advanced Sculpture, and MFA Faculty, Fall 2018
Visiting Artist, VCUarts Summer Studio Program, Richmond, VA, 2017
Visiting Artist: Senior Seminar, Bard College, 2017 
Visiting Artist, ASMBLY, Brooklyn, NY, 2017
Lecturer: The Conveyor, “What Technology is Doing to The Brain,” Stadium Generale at Stedelijk Museum, 2017
Visiting Artist, Rietveld Academy’s Studium Generale Program, Amsterdam, NL, 2017
Artist Talk: Spirits in Rotations, Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, 2016
Teaching Artist, BRIC, Brooklyn, New York, Fall 2017 - Spring 2018
Courses: Animation and Video Production/Post Production
Panelist, Triangle Association, Brooklyn, New York, 2016
Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Denison University, Columbus, Ohio, 2016 
Teaching Artist, Multimedia Art, Creative Art Works, Harlem, NY, Summer Program 2016
Course: Video 1
Visiting Teaching Artist, The Academy for Young Writers, Brooklyn, NY, Spring 2016
Course: InDesign, Illustrator, and Graphic Arts
Visiting Artist, School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY, 2016 
Lecturer, University of Omaha, Wilson Memorial Lecture Series, Omaha, Nebraska, 2016
Artist Talk, Real Time & Space, Oakland, CA, 2015
Teaching Artist-in-Residence, NurtureArt, Juan Morales High School, Brooklyn, Fall 2014
Course: Video Production & Post Production
Visiting Teaching Artist, MoMA Education Program, NY, NY, 2013
Course: “Making the Invisible Visible: Learning from the Artist as Researcher” 
Teaching Artist, Brooklyn College Performance Interactivity and Media Arts program, 2012
Course: Multimedia Video Production
Teaching Artist, 3LD, New York, NY, 2012
Course: Multimedia Video Production
Teaching Assistant, Hampshire College, Spring 2004 and Spring 2006
Course: Architectonics of the Body in Urban Space
Student Representative for the School of Humanities & Cultural Studies, Hampshire College, Fall 2005 
Teaching Assistant: Video 1, Hampshire College, Fall 2004
Teaching Assistant & Grader: Physics 1, Hampshire College, Fall 2002

OTHER PROJECTS
Manager, The Estate of Eric Orr (ongoing)
Five Sisters: Guy de Cointet + Eric Orr, US & European Tour, 2011 - present
Lighting, Set, and Sound reconstructed by Elizabeth Orr
Culturgest, Lisboa, Portugal
OCAT, Shenzhen, China, 
Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, GR
Pompidou Metz, Loraine, FR
MoMA, New York, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museo de Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain 
MUSAC, Leon, Spain
STUK, Leuven, Belgium
Frascati Theater, Amsterdam, NL