Anya Liftig

Born: 1977, Norwalk, CT USA


Solo Exhibitions:


Irretrievable Breakdown, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA


All the Animals in the Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany

All the Animals in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY


Twin High Maintenance Machines, Panoply Performance Lab, Brooklyn, NY


All the Animals in the British Museum, AliKati Projects, London, England


I’m a Groucho Marxist, Public Art Performance Intervention, Flux Projects Commission, July 2012

Crisp As a Twenty, [performance space], London, England

The Human Factor, OVADA and Roves and Roams, Oxford, England

Deliverance (w Clifford Owens, Laura Ginn,Jayson Munsson) Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA


Falling/Flying, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

Ditties for the Dirty War, Center for Performance Research, (collaboration with Low Lives 3) Brooklyn, NY


The Anxiety of Influence, Guerilla Intervention into The Artist is Present at MOMA, New York, NY

The Nothings, University Art Museum, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS


What Might Have Been Lost, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT

Jewbilly, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA

Amor Y Problems, Casa Tres Patios, Medellin, Colombia,

Jewbilly, Joseph Slifka Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT


Rejection, INCUBATEChicago, Chicago, IL

District Nest Street, Chashama Art Foundation, New York, NY


Collusion, The Tank, New York, NY

Woven Room, collaboration with Angus Galloway, Part of The American Living Room Festival, HERE Arts Center, 3LGdDog Art and Technology Center, New York, NY


Unravel, Garage Projects, Stable 1897, Atlanta, GA

Everything I Own, Youngblood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

self-evidence, MFA Thesis Show, Gallery I, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA


Baby Invasion, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA


Ganderbill Holler, Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY


Selected Live Performances:


Performance Mix Festival, New Dance Alliance, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY

Neo Domestic Festival, Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY

My Dinner with Andrea, or The Piece Formerly Known As Torture Play List, (Choreographed by Andrea Kleine) New York Live Arts, NY


Centipede Series, JACK, Brooklyn, NY

Current Mill,Homage To the Futurists, Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY

Performancy Forum: Attendance, Panoply Lab, Brooklyn, NY

FAG (Feminist Art Group) Video Vignettes, Panoply Lab, Brooklyn, NY FAG (Feminist Art Group), Rosekill Farm, Rosendale, NY

Moon Roof, Avant Garde Comedic Living, Brooklyn, NY

Present Archeology, Undercurrent Projects, New York, NY

INVERSE Performance Festival, Bentonville, AK

Untitled Work in Progress, w/Andrea Kleine, New York Live Arts, NY, NY

Steakhouse Live, Tender Loin, ArtsAdmin, Toynbee Studios, London

SALTA w/AUNTS, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Screening Room or the Return of Andrea Kleine, (Choreographed by Andrea Kleine) New York Live Arts, NY, NY


Queer City Cinema, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Liftig and I, Performance with Tess Dworman, CPR, Brooklyn, NY

PUSSY FAGGOT! The Delancey, New York, NY

Month of Performance Art Berlin, Leipzig 9, Gemaldegalerie, Berlin, Germany

Performancy Forum Quinennial, Panoply Performance Lab, Brooklyn, NY


7a*11d Festival, FADO Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Anya Liftig and Sophia Cleary, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

Softer, Softest, Delicious Spectacle, Washington, D.C. 

The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

100 Performances for the Hole, SOMA Arts, San Francisco, CA

LUMEN Festival of Performance Art, Staten Island, NY

Anya Liftig and Katya Grovkovsky, The Rant, Dixon Place, New York, NY

Tales of the Warriors, The Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY

Screening Room or the Return of Andrea Kleine, (Chroeographed by Andrea Kleine) The Chocolate Factory, LIC, NY


Emergency Index Live, Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

AUNTS Regular, Secret Project Loft, Brooklyn, NY

Conference of Theoretical Theater, Culture Push and PPL, Brooklyn, NY

The Kitchen at Independent Art Fair, New York, NY

THROW, The Chocolate Factory, Long Island City, NY

Lapsody 4, The University of the Arts, Theater Academy, Helsinki Finland

Commonweath 5, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, IL

La Desinvollture de Nos Gangsters, Les Salaisons, Paris, France

Performancy Forum 25: Panoply Performance Lab, Brooklyn, NY

(Con)temporary Space-Time, Liebig12, Berlin, Germany

Month of Performance Art-Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Live Art Denmark Festival, Pumpehuest, Copenhagen, Denmark

Peekskill Project V, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY


PPL, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

Prophesy, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, IL

Time Body Space Objects-Part 2, Anthony Greaney Gallery, Boston, MA

Worman, (Created by Yelena Gluzman) part of the Prelude Festival CUNY, New York, NY

Homage to Ana Mendeita,  Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY

iCan, Art as Social Action, IV Soldiers, Brooklyn, NY

Tribute to Borts Minorts, The Delancey, New York, NY

Nature Fetish, Panoply Performance Laboratory, Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn im Mai, Month of Performance Art, Performmer Stammtisch, Berlin, Germany

Collective/Performative, Exit Art, (with Hector Canoge and Grace Exhibition Space) New York, NY

Simultaneous!, IV Soilders, Brooklyn, NY

Dimanche Rouge, Petit Bain, Paris, France

And Was it Love, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY

Lock Up Performance Art 6, Bethnal Green Cark Park, London, England

Hawk/Dove, Performmer Stammtisch, Berlin, Germany

The Compendium, (collaboration with Remote Control Tomato), Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

Crisp as a Twenty, Sucking Orange Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Anima/Animus, KuLe Theater Berlin, Germany

Butter Digger, Cuccifritos Gallery, New York, NY


Maximum Perception Performance Festival, English Kills Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Performance Art’s Doppelgangers, Populist Roots and Shadow Selves, Surreal Estate, Brooklyn, NY

The Typhoon Continues and So Do You, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

Bob the Pavillion, Untitled, Columbia University, New York, NY

Fountain Art Fair, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL

Sunday Brunch, P.S. 122, This Red Door Gallery, New York, NY

Conference of Works, Operations, Participations, Panoply Performance Lab, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

Micromanagement, Performance Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Invasions of the Surreal Undergrowth, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY,

Art Salon, with Baby Skin Glove, Culture FiXXX, New York, NY

Unconcious Subconcious, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY

Fleshy February, Experimental Meditation Center of LA, Los Angeles, CA

Art in Odd Places, Adoring Appetite, (collaboration with Caitlin Berrigan) New York, NY

Skowhegan Performs, collaboration with Caitlin Berrigan, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

Living Walls Performance Festival, Albany, NY

DIMANCHE ROUGE, Networked Performance Event, Brooklyn, NY

LUMEN, Staten Island Performance Art Festival, Staten Island, NY

Anatomy Riot, Loft Ensemble Space, Los Angeles, CA

ITINERANT Performance Festival, Crossing Art Gallery, Flushing, NY

AUNTS Regular, Secret Space, Brooklyn, NY

Spread Art, Wicked Awesome, Brooklyn, NY

Our World is Open, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY

Low Lives 3, Networked Performance Around the World

Eating Love, Chez Bushwick, BOS, Brooklyn, NY

SITE Fest, Arts in Bushwick, 3rd Ward and Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY


No Soul for Sale, with Casa Tres Patios, TATE Modern, Turbine Hall, London, England

Burlesque Bugs, (Choreographed by Michael Freeman) The Flea Theater, New York, NY

Burlesque Bugs, (Choreographed by Michael Freeman) Chez Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

Burlesque Bugs, (Choreographed by Michael Freeman) Joyce Soho, New York, NY


Performance in Crisis, Exit Art, New York, NY

Mnemonic Fool, Wilmington Fringe Festival, (Choreographed by Michael Freeman) Wilmington, DE


Body Politic, Pathogeograhies, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL

Smut, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY


Visualizing TRANSCulture, University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Visual Culture, Madison, WI


d.u.m.b.o. arts festival, curated by d.u.m.b.o. arts center, Brooklyn, NY

A Shot in the Dark, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA


Selected Gallery Exhibitions and Screenings:


Films for a Stadium, Commonwealth Stadium, University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY

Friday Island, (Collaboration with Johana Blanc--Catalogue), Lycée Michel Lucius, Luxembourg, LU


Feminist Art Group, Sustenance, Panoply Performance Lab, Brooklyn, NY

Does Art Have to Be Experienced Live? SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA

Little Wolf Parade Presents Anya Liftig, Screen 22, Nottingham, United Kingdom


New Video Works by Anya Liftig, The Low Museum, Atlanta, GA

AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY, Summer 2015

“Box Batteries” Film commissioned by Merge Records (released on and


All Good Things, SOMA Arts, San Francisco, CA

LOL-WUT, Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV

A Night of Liftig, Panoply Performance Laboratory, Brooklyn, NY


Approach, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

Radical Pulse Performance Festival. Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, IL


Direct Action 2011, Insitut fur alles mogliche, Berlin, Germany

SPANE, Screening of Art in the Environment, FADO, Toronto Island, Canada


The Feast, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS


Mama’s Arts, Buurhuris Bario, Ambachtgaarde, The Hague

MADAD, Art as Social Change, El Dokan, Alexandria, Egypt

Kindergarten, Manhattan Open Center, New York, NY

Hersteria, Metropolitan College of New York,


Body Politic, Open Luggage, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Visualizing TRANSCulture, University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Visual Culture, Madison, WI

Jenny Hollzer Selects, Contemporary Arts Center, North Adams, MA


International Human Rights Prize, w/Birgit Ramsauer, Nuremberg, Germany

So Atlanta, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

Stalkers: a Kitchen Sink Joint, Mama Buzz Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Video Show, Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA

No Agenda but Their Own, Dalton Gallery Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA

All Small, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Voices From Home, Appalshop National Touring Exhibition 2001-2002



The Chatahoochee Review, Mamaw, Spring 2017

BioStories, Irretrievable Breakdown, October 2016,

INCIDENT Magazine Performing in a Complex, Post-Internet World: An Interview with Bettina Banaya, March 2014

The Other Journal, “Anxieties of Influence: Performance Art, Celebrity and the Self,” May 19, 2011

MENSA Research Journal, “Gifted Education in the Arts,” Summer 2009

The Photo Review, "Karen Refugee Camp, Burma" Honorable Mention, 2008 Competition

Farmhouse Magazine, “Cambodia,” Summer 2008

Westport Magazine, “Drama King,” October 2007

Carolina Quarterly, “Ganderbill Holler,” Essay, Portfolio and Cover, Spring 2007

Yale Alumni Magazine, “Alexander Murphy,” October/November 2006

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Jane and Michael Stern,” September 6, 2006

Kitchen Sink Magazine, “Stalking Myself,” The Stalker Issue, Photo Essay and Article, June 2003

Fly-fishing the Forty First Parallel, author photograph for James Prosek, Harper Collins, 2003

Shots 78, “Bangkok, Thailand,” Spring 2003

Science Scope, National Science Teachers Association, “Editor’s Notes,” June 2003

The Piedmont Review, “Catch a Rising Artist,” Atlanta, Georgia, May 2002

The New York Times Magazine, “Lives,” text and photographs, April 15, 2001

Now and Then Magazine, Eastern Tennessee State University, “Ganderbill Holler,” April 2001

Green Mountain Review, Johnson, Vermont, “Kentucky,” Spring 2001 Westport Magazine, “Getting it Right,” November 2000

USA Today, “Now That’s American Food,” Images of Jane and Michael Stern, August 19, 2000

Collages and Bricollages, “Thailand” Fall 2000

Now and Then Magazine, Eastern Tennessee State University “A Clear Connection,” Summer 2000

Southern Exposure, Institute for Southern Studies “Dana and the Boys,” Spring/Summer 2000

Billboard, “Troutband,” New and Noteworthy, March 15, 2000

Gourmet Magazine, “Jane and Michael Stern,” various dates


Grants, Residencies, Fellowships and Awards:

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Lynchberg, VA, April 2017

The Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY August 2015

Atlantic Center for the Arts, Alumni Fellowship, New Smyrna Beach, FL Sept 2015

Artists in the Marketplace 35, Bronx Museum of Arts, Spring 2015

Franklin Furnace Award, 2014-2015

Late Stage Production Grant, Mertz Gilmore Foundation October 2014

Atlantic Center for the Arts, Gilmore Dance Grant, New Smyrna Beach, FL May 2014

MacDowell Colony Residency, Petersborough, NH February 2013

Flux Projects, Atlanta, GA, Public Art Commission, 2010-2012

Casa Tres Patios, Artist Residency, Medellin, Colombia, March 2009

Fieldspace, Summer Workshop Space Grant, The Field, New York, NY 2008

Vermont Studio Center, Artist Fellowship, October 2007/January 2010

University of Chicago, Visiting Artist-Body Politic, May 2007

Vail Visiting Artist Fellowship, Denison University, Spring 2007

Ernest Welch Graduate Award in Photography, Georgia State University. 2004, 2003

Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Georgia State University 2002-2003

Nexus Press, Internship Fellowship, Summer 2002

Martha Wren Gaines Fellowship for Research in the Lucy Draper ERA Archive, Summer 2002

Adrian Van Sinderan Book Collecting Prize, 1999 and 1997, Beineke Library, Yale University

Richter Summer Travel Grant to France, Morse College, Summer 1998, Yale University

Sudler Grant for the Performing Arts, 1997-1998, Yale University

Saint Anthony Hall Educational Grant, Spring 1997, Yale University

Discover Card National Tribute Award (one of nine in the nation) $15,000 scholarship, May 1994


Lectures, Workshops and Curatorial

Visiting Critic, New Dance Alliance. LiftOff program, NY, NY, April 2016/March 2017

Visiting Artist, Georgia State University, Photography and Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, March 2017

Lecture, "The Art of Living the Role: Al Pia's Lessons for Life and Love," Westport Womens' Club, Westport, CT, February 2017

Panelist, Talkactive. Performance Art Conversation Series, Queens Museum, Queens, NY, December 2016

Panelist, "Documenting and Archiving Performance" Wendy's Subway at Next Wave, BAM, Brooklyn, NY December 2016 

Performative Lecture “Rumor As Document" The Alternate Document Symposium, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, February 2016

Performative Lecture, "Rumor As Document" Audience Appeals and Performing Assistance, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, April 2015

Participant, Artists in The Marketplace Program, Bronx Museum of Art, Spring 2015

Panelist, Feminist Urgent Roundtable, Bruce High Quality Foundation University, NY, NY Dec 2014

Performative Lecture, Lapsody 4, The University of the Arts, Theater Academy, Helsinki, Finland, May 2013

Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Kentucky, March 2013

Visiting Artist Lecture, MacDowell in the Schools, Peterborough, NH, February 2013

Contributing Editor, Emergency Index 2012/2013/2014/2015, Ugly Duckling Presse

Associate Curator, Month of Performance Art-Berlin, May 2013

Artist Talk, The New School for Social Research, NY, NY Performance Practices, Nov 2012

Artist Talk, Flux Projects Commission Grant, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA, July 2012

Curator, New Voices in Live Performance, Center for Performance Research,Brooklyn,NY June 2012, June 2013

Artist Talk, Re-Performance on the Brink, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, The Lucky Penny and Flux Projects, Atlanta, GA April 2012

Panelist, OVADA and Roves and Roams present Anya Liftig, Oxford, England, February 2012

Performance and Lecture, Conney Conference on Jewish Arts, University of Wisconsin- Madison, April 2010

Performer/Panelist, “Performance, Re-Performance and All-That” Artists Talks on Art, SOHO20 Gallery NY, NY December 2010

Visiting Artist Lecture, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA, June 2010

Visiting Artist Lecture, University Art Museum, Pittsburg State University, March 2010

“Working in Arts Today,” Panel Discussion, Association of Yale Alumni, Yale University, June 2009

Visiting Artist Performance Workshop, University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia, March 2009

Visiting Artist Lecture, Casa Tres Patios, Medellin, Colombia, March 2009

“Jews, Women and the Arts,” Yale University, Joseph Slifka Center, February 2009

Visiting Artist Lecture, Quinnipiac University, December 2008

Visiting Artist Lecture, Norwalk Community College, December 2008

Visiting Artist Lecture, Oglethorpe University, Department of Photography, October 2008

Visiting Artist Lecture, Denison University, March 2007

Visiting Artist Performance Workshop, Denison University, March-April 2007


Selected Bibliography:

Burke, Siobhan. Dance in NYC This Week, The New York Times, Feb 2, 2017

Carey, Chanda Laine, "Towards an Open Work: Marina Abramovic and Public Participation", ATHANOR XXXIV, 2017

Gluzman, Yelena, Katie Graydos and Sophia Cleary. ed. Emergency Index 2016, Ugly Duckling Presse, New York, NY, 2017

Zimmer, Amy. Buskwick Leads City in Smoke Detector Violations. DNA December 12, 2016

Woog, Dan. Anya Liftig: In US, Its OK For Artists to Live in Squalor., December 6, 2016

Gluzman, Yelena and Sophia Cleary. ed. Emergency Index 2015, Ugly Duckling Presse, New York, NY, 2016

Hill, Chelsea. "Review: Janky Charm Anya Liftig,", April 14, 2016

Wagley, Catherine. 5 Art Shows You Should See in LA This Week, LA Weekly, March 30, 2016

Little, Thea. "Interview with Tess Dworman: Philosophical Oddball", November 1, 2015

Kleine, Andrea. Looking At Dancers Buildings and People in the Street, PAJ, A Journal Of Performance and Art, September 2015 

Davis, Jon. Predecessors. C Magazine, Summer 2015 

Healey, Dale Megan. The Intimate Art of Active Reading, Hyperallergic, April 2015,

Portis, Ben, Dance and Objecthood, The Dance Current, April 2015

Burke, Siobhan. Dance Listings: Tess Dworman and Anya Liftig, February 19, 2015

Ruddy, Evie and Wanda Schmockel, "Performatorium Post Festival Conversation" QueerCity Cinema Blog, February 2015

Schmockel, Wanda, "Anya Liftig: Consider The Lobster" QueerCity Cinema Blog, January 2015

Ruddy, Evie, "Anya Liftig: The Human Factor" QueerCity Cinema Blog, January 2015

Beatty, Gregory. Performatorium. Prarie Dog. Jan 13, 2015

Kleine, Andrea. In Search of Lost Time, The Dancers Will Win, Dec 30, 2014 

Burke, Siobhan. Always Moving, Even in One Place. The New York Times, December 19, 2014 

Burke, Siobhan. One Choreographer Speaks Through Another, The New York Times, Dec 7, 2014

Ed. Et Al.Trouw Invites Stedelijk Invites AUNTS Invites You? Metropolis M, November 2014

Snider, Jenn, "Face Dancing Makes Sensible Use of Space", November 1, 2014

Asantewaa, Eva Yaa. AUNTS on Camera. Infinite Body, December 2014

Brandt, Emily. We Were There: Feminist Urgent Roundtable #2, Weird Sister, December 2014 

Neff, Esther. Bad Dog! Good Dog! Anya Liftig’s Twin High Maintainence Machines, Period Magazine, May 2014 

Woog, Dan. Two Decades Later, Staples Grad Still Follows Own Path, Westport News, May 2014 

Enelow, Shonni, The Literary Life of Performance, Theater Magazine, Summer 2013

Mason, Caden, Contemporary Performance Almanac 2013, Contemporary Performance, 2013

Reuter, Alicia. Anya Liftig, Portfoliio and Profile, I Love You Magazine, February 2013

Kulhman. Matthew. Time Space Body Objects2, Vol 2. Issue 3, November 2012. Big Red and Shiny,

Ortiz, Jen. Seeing Performance Art the Marina Abramovic Way, Hyperallergic, com,November 28, 2012

Gluzman, Yelena and Matvei Yankelevich ed. Emergency Index 2012, Ugly Duckling Presse, New York, NY, 2012

Detwelier, Henry. “The Possibilties of Performance, Deliverance at ACAC.” September 14, 2012

Anelli, Marco. Portraits in the Presence of Marina Abramovic, Damaiani, MOMA, September 2012

Katlog Magazine, Central Canadian Center for Performance, Issue 6, Fetish, Spring/Summer 2012 p.4-7

Heti, Shelia. How a Person Should Be, Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2012 p.107-108

Souvenirs from The Earth, Broadcast September 11/12. 2012, French and German Cable TV Channel

Alexander, Andrew, “Performance Artist Anya Liftig Delivers Theater of Absurd with Peanut Butter.” ArtsATL, July 13, 2012

Davis, Joeff, "Anya Liftig Covered in Peanut Butter." Creative Loafing Atlanta, July 10, 2012

Firunts, Mashinka, “Anya Liftig to Premiere I’m A Groucho Marxist in Atlanta” CultureBot, July 4, 2012

Kjeldgaard, Alison, “Interview with Performance Artist Anya Liftig” ArtAnimal Magazine, July 1, 2012

Alexander, Andrew, “Anya Liftig Loves Failure, Absurdity and Peanut Butter.” Creative Loafing Atlanta, 26 June 29, 2012

Ortiz, Jen, “Can Performance Art Be Collected...and Still Maintain its Original Message?”, June 28, 2012

Cianetti, Alessandra, “All Started with a Crazy Dog, An Interview with Anya Liftig,” The Flaneur UK. June 24, 2012

Horodner, Stuart and Stacie Linder ed, The Art Life, D.A.P. New York, New York, 2012

Gluzman, Yelena and Matvei Yankelevich ed. Emergency Index 2011, Ugly Duckling Presse, New York, NY, 2012

Horan, Tiffany, “Anya Liftig and Tracey Warr,” Roves and Roams Magazine, February 2012

Telesorbonne, “Dimanche Rouge” March 1, 2012

“Art in Odd Places Festival Reclaims Public Space,” GALO Magazine, October 4, 2011 

Chayka, Kyle, “Bushwick Open Studios 2011: Pets, Paintings and Performance.” June, 6, 2011

Galperina, Marina, “Hacking Musuems: Our Retrospective of Interventionists and Crashers,”, May 19, 2011

Neff, Esther, “Bushwick Open Studios” Nociption Theatrician,  June 5, 2011

Berg, Tatiana, “Performance Q and A: Anya Liftig,” BOMBlog,  April 7, 2011

Mason, Caden, "Emerging: Falling/Flying Anya Liftig Santa Monica, CA" Contemporary Performance, February 8, 2011

Levy, Evan, “Challenging the Future,” January 26, 2011

Vartanian, Hrag, “Thoughts and Photos from Maximum Perception Performance Festival,” January 21, 2011.

Chayka, Kyle, “Reflections on Maximum Perception,” Hyperallergic, January 20, 2011

Stern, Michael, “The Face as Fingerprint: Mediation, Silence and the Question of Identity in Ingmar Bergman’s Persona,” Konturen Vol 3. University of Oregon, January 2011.

Emerling, Jae, “Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present.”  X-TRA Art Quarterly, Fall 2010

Van Gallen, Anneloes and Lianne Van de Laar, Loser, The Little Book of Failure, (Gebonden,Amsterdam) 2010.

Sutton, Benjamin, “Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Inspring “Other Artists” L Magazine, June 2, 2010.

Yanyan, Ding, “Marina Abramovic at MOMA,” Ting the Dreamhunter Blog, June 2010

Orr, Joey and Karen Tauches. “Anya Liftig and Atlanta Poets: Experiments in Emptiness”, July 1, 2010

Danto, Arthur, C. “Sitting With Marina,” The Opinionator, The New York Times, May 24, 2010

Ito, Toyoko, “TATE Modern, Celebrates Ten Years,”, May 17, 2010

Art Talk, ARTNews, June 2010

Yan, Cathy, “Marina Abramovic Solo Show Leaves Digital Footprint,” Speakeasy, The Wall Street Journal, May 14, 2010

Goddard, Peter, “Seeing Comedy in a Serious Art,” The, May 13, 2010

HTML Giant, “Second Mess Section” HTML Giant.Com March 31, 2011

Spactioni, Claudia, “The Artist Is Present,” Marie Claire Italia, April, 24, 2010 Davis, Peter, “Eye Contact,” Vogue Italia, April, 28, 2010

Sauers, Jenna, "Sight at the Museum: Celeb Spotting with Marina Abramovic", April 27, 2010

Halberstam, Jack, "The Artist is Object: Marina Abramovic at MOMA", April 1, 2010

Sicha, Choire, Marina Abramovic’s Day Long Doppelganger at MOMA,” The Awl, March 30, 2010 

Ise, Claudine, "Brooklyn Performance Artist Goes Eye to Eye with Marina Abramovic", March 28, 2010

Robinson, Walter, “Abramovic Meets Her Match?” March, 30, 2010

Zimmerman, Edith, “Meet the Marina Abramovic Doppelganger who Hijacked her MOMA Show.” Vulture Blog, New York Magazine, March 29, 2010

Carlson, Jen, “Performance Artist Mimics Performance Artist,”,March 29, 2010

The Cynephile, “Imponderbilia,”, March 31, 2011

Galperina, Marina, "Marina Abramovic Doppleganger Amuses Artist, Annoys Visitors" Animal New York, March 30, 2010

Berg, Tatiana, “Seein’Dis” No, March 28, 2010

Berg, Tatiana, “The Anxiety of Influence,” BombLog, BOMB Magazine March 28, 2010

Aleph, Patrick, Anya Liftig, Jewbilly,, October 2009

Fearey, Ellot, Feature Interview,,March 2009

Touchon, Cecil, Natural Born Fluxus-Childhood Event Scores, Ontological Museum Publications, January 2009

Art Storage, April 2008, Featured Artist,

NHK Japan Public Television, “New York Streets,” Performance Art Special, Featured Artist, May 2008

Lithgow, Michael, “A Suitcase of Politics—Baggage or a Box of Tools,” Artthreat Magazine, May 2007

Wylder, Viki Thompson, “The Family Experience,” Catalog Essay, Florida State University, Museum of Fine Arts, April 2006

Hawkins, Margaret, “Fabrications,” Chicago Sun-Times, October 10, 2004

Parker, Diantha, “Hello Beautiful” National Public Radio, Chicago Public Radio, October 9, 2004

Herman, Jessica, “Material Girls,” Newcity Chicago, October 6, 2004

Oppenheim, Phil, “Reviews: Atlanta, Georgia,” Art Papers. September/October 2004, 41.

Cullum, Jerry, “Snapshots of Offbeat,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 14, 2004, 32.

Cullum, Jerry, “Home is where the art is, Catch speed of Atlanta life: Does anyone have time?” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 18, 2004

Cullum, Jerry, “Baby Boom Delivers Big Shock Value,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 16, 2003

Feaster, Felicia, “Outside the Box,” Creative Loafing, September 3, 2003

Feaster, Felicia, “Self-Examination,” Creative Loafing, October 23, 2002

Feaster, Felicia, “Vision Quest,” Creative Loafing, August 14, 2003

Fox, Catherine, “In Agnes Scott Show, Feminism and Other Issues,” Atlanta-Journal Constitution, September 20, 2002

Krowell, Miranda. “Inside View,” American Photo on Campus, Vol 8, No 1, January 2004, 26. (Featured Portfolio)

Lewis, James, “An Eye for Art,” Urbanite, Vol 3, No. 8, October 21, 2004, 9. Martin, Laura, Recycled Crafts Box, North Adams: Storey Press, 2004, 69.

McKoy, Claudia, “Mix Gallery,” Mix Magazine, V28.3 Winter 2003, 41. (Cover image and Portfolio)

Schwartzman, Nancy, “The Whole Megillah: Mountain Mamaleh” Heeb Magazine, No 4, Fall 2003, 11.

Stewart, Kathleen, “Scenes of Life/Kentucky Mountains,” Public Culture, Vol 14, No 2, Durham: Duke University Press, 2002, 349.

The Atlanta Poet’s Group, Anya Liftig’s Baby Invasion:A Poem in Reply,Atlanta:3rdness Press, 2003