Ann Liv Young
Choreographer, Performer, Creative Director, Sometimes Sherry.
Ann Liv Young was born on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and has been creating performance work for over eight years. As a child, she wrestled sharks for fun. She is one of the youngest artists whose work has been presented at major venues in New York City and Europe such as MoMA/P.S.1 , Brooklyn Museum, Steirischer Herbst, Kampnagel, Inkonst, Gessnerallee, Theatre de la Bastille, Black Box Theater, among others. She was shortlisted for the 2013 Venice Bienalle.
Ann Liv Young premiered "Sherry's Room" at the Steirischer Herbst festival in Graz (September 2011). From December 4 2011 to January 7 2012, Ann Liv Young had a gallery installation and performance series, Sherry is Present, at Louis B. James gallery on the lower east side, new york city. She premiered “Sleeping Beauty, Part 1” in January of 2012, and "Sleeping Beauty, Part 2" in Oslo (February 2013). "Sleeping Beauty, Part 3 and Part 4" premiered at Steirischer Herbst (October 2013). "Elektra" premiered at Steirischer Herbst (October 2014).
Sherry, a character created by Ann Liv, has been branching out and breaking free of the churches and theaters of the bourgeoisie. She has her own truck, "Sherry Truck" which can be seen driving around giving Sherapy and pink lattes to the masses.