Aliza Shvarts: Crossings


Humor is a vehicle for crossing: crossing generations, crossing cultures, crossing languages, crossing meaning, crossing the line, etc. In this lecture-style performance, Shvarts will introduce trshARTS—a collaboration between her, filmmaker Ela Troyano and performance artist Carmelita Tropicana.


Aliza Shvarts is an artist and writer whose practice takes a queer feminist approach to reproductive labor and language. Her recent work focuses on testimony. She was a 2014-15 participant in the Whitney Independent Study Program, and is currently a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art.