Andrea Liu

Andrea Liu is a New York City/Berlin-based visual art and performance critic (and artist) whose research often involves geneaology, or the epistemic context within which bodies of knowledge become intelligible and authoritative, as a point of departure in art production. She was curator of Counterhegemony: Art in a Social Context, a theoretical fellowship program for visual artists. She has received fellowships from Jarislowsky Outstanding Artist Award Fellowship at Banff Centre, Museum of Fine Arts Houston (Core), ‘Museum in a Liminal State’ at Center for Experimental Museology, and since 2009, was awarded over 12 artist residencies in U.S., Berlin, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Prague, Italy, including Atlantic Center for the Arts, Art & Law Program, Ox-Bow/Art Institute of Chicago, Centrale Fies Liveworks Performance Act Award Vol. 4. She has written art/performance criticism for Afterimage, ArtMargins, Art US, e-flux (AUP), Social Text, New Museum Social Practice Glossary, Movement Research Journal, and has book chapter contributions to IN Works 931-14209 (Edition Fink, 2014), Deste 15th Anniversary 1999-2015 (Deste Foundation, 2017), An Anthology on Failure (Genderfail, 2018) and The Ooze (Aditya Mandayam) (Kunstverein Munich Companion Series, 2019). She has given talks at Centre for Postdigital Cultures (Coventry University, UK), Royal Central School of Drama & Speech (UK), London Conference in Critical Thought, Society for Artistic Research Conference (University of Plymouth, UK), Graduate Centre for Europe (University of Birmingham, UK), Yale University Whitney Humanities Center, CTM Festival (Transmediale Berlin), Jan Van Eyck Alumni Conference, Sorbonne VALE (Voix Anglophones Littérature et Esthétique), CARPA 7 (Colloquium on Artistic Research in Performing Arts at University of the Arts Helsinki), Geffen Museum (Los Angeles Printed Matter Contemporary Artist Books Conference), College Art Association, NYU Performance Studies Conference (Affect Factory), MASS MoCA (Museum of Contemporary Art Massachusetts), Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center, amongst others. She received her undergraduate education from Yale University and thereafter was a Visiting Scholar at Centre Parisien d’Etudes Critiques in Paris, France. (