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Lia Chavez

Visual and performance artist

Lia Chavez is an internationally exhibited visual and performance artist who lives and works in New York City. Focusing on themes of illumination, embodiment and becoming, her practice incorporates a diverse range of media with an emphasis on performance-generated photography. Her work has been exhibited at the 52nd and 53rd Venice Biennale; The Armory Show, New York; 10th Istanbul Biennial; Frieze Art Fair, London; Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Atlanta; and Affirmation Arts, New York.<br /> <br /> She studied at the University of Oxford and Goldsmiths College in London and has given lectures as a visiting artist at numerous institutions throughout the US and Europe.