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12 Residencies in 5 Months: One artist's attempt to redefine patronage

by Joel Kuennen
Liliya Lifanova received her MFA from SAIC in 2010. Following that, she found herself asking a familiar question to many young artists: what next? Nurtured by the inclusive, critical and supportive, art-centered environment of graduate school, her first post-graduation initiative was a take on the practice of residencies. Called , the purpose of the project was to explore concepts of modern patronage and bypass the traditional models for a direct relationship between Artist and Patron where the... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 3/20/14