Elizabeth Orr

Born 1984 in Los Angeles, CA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Exhibitions

Spirits in Rotations

Oct 31 - Dec 5, 2020

Selected Works

Education

2014
Master of Fine Arts, Film/Video with Honors
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2006
Bachelor of Arts, Film/Video
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Solo

2021
The Over There
Vin Vin, Vienna, Austria
2020
Spirits in Rotations
Real Pain, Los Angeles, CA
2019
Assumed Room
La Kaje, Brooklyn, NY
2018
Vivid
PYLON-Hub, Dresden, Germany
2017
Our Hallway Is Surrounded
Bodega, New York, NY
2015
Loss Lead
Bodega, New York, NY
2013
A Moral Body
Bodega, Philadelphia, PA
2011
A Perception Feeding
Bodega, Philadelphia, PA

Group

2021
Stage
Maggie Ai Media, Season 1, Shenzhen, China
10 works
Sharp Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
2018
My End Is A Legend
CAC Brétigny, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France
Angelus/Orr: City Crown
Kostka Gallerie, Prague, Czech Republic
Queer Space
Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2016
Election Renewal
DIS Magazine, New York, NY
Garden Show
Regards, Chicago, IL
2015
NO TOTAL Weekend
Artists Space Books & Talks, New York, NY
MT RUSH (performance)
EMPAC, Troy, NY
2014
Traffic
Pseudo Empire, Brooklyn, NY
Bard MFA Thesis Show
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
New Dawn
Silberkuppe, Bulk Purchases, Berlin, Germany
Performing Feminisms
Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
One Trace After
Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Rehearsal
Cage, New York, NY
CCC
Terminal Projects, Brooklyn, NY
After Saturn Returns
This Red Door, Brooklyn, NY

Screenings

2019
Medieval Beach
Lubov, New York, NY
2018
MT RUSH
Tranzit Display, Prague, Czech Republic
MT RUSH
After Effects, Anthology Film Archives, Art in General
2017
MT RUSH
After Effects, Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia and Art in General
MT RUSH
Santarcangelo Festival, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
MT RUSH
Caro Sposo, Paris, France
MT RUSH
University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
2016
MT RUSH
PSSST, Los Angeles, CA
MT RUSH
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
MT RUSH
Denison University, Columbus, OH
MT RUSH
Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
2015
Nicholas & Hillary
DINCA Vision Quest, Chicago, IL
Nicholas & Hillary
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Nicholas & Hillary
Artists Space Books & Talks, NO TOTAL Weekend, New York, NY
2013
$$$
Family Business, West 21st street Drive-IN, New York, NY

Lectures/teaching

2021
Visiting Artist: Video
The Cooper Union, New York, NY
2018
Visiting Faculty, Sculpture & Extended Media
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
2017
Visiting Artist
VCUarts Summer Studio Program, Richmond, VA
Visiting Artist
Senior Seminar, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Visiting Artist
ASMBLY, Brooklyn, NY
Lecturer: The Conveyor, “What Technology is Doing to The Brain,"
Stadium Generale at Stedelijk Museum
Visiting Artist
Rietveld Academy’s Studium Generale Program, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016
Artist Talk: Spirits in Rotations
Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Panelist
Triangle Association, Brooklyn, NY
Visiting Artist and Lecturer
Denison University, Columbus, OH
Teaching Artist, Multimedia Art
Creative Art Works, Harlem, NY
Visiting Teaching Artist
The Academy for Young Writers, Brooklyn, NY
Visiting Artist
School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY
Lecturer
University of Omaha, Wilson Memorial Lecture Series, Omaha, NB
2017-18
Teaching Artist
BRIC, Brooklyn, NY
2015
Artist Talk
Real Time & Space, Oakland, CA
2014
Teaching Artist-in-Residence
NurtureArt, Juan Morales High School, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Visiting Teaching Artist
MoMA Education Program, New York, NY

Press

2021
A Garden to Take Care of, Caroline Ferreira
BRIC Lab Essays, May 2021
BOMB Magazine, June 2021
ARTFORUM, April 2021
Oxford Companion to Queer Cinema
Oxford University Press, William, J., Simmons, Ronaled E. Gregg (forthcoming)
2019
Elizabeth Orr: A Gorgeous Profile, Will J. Simmons
2015
Elizabeth Orr at Bodega, David Everett Howe
Art Review, Summer 2015
ARTFORUM, April 2015
2014
Art Agenda, August 2014
2013
One Year with Nurture Art, Gallery Program
L Magazine, January 2013

Residencies/awards

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