On Demand. 2012 (excerpt)


EFF Portland, GalleryHOMELAND, Portland,Oregon


Appropriating catch lines from advertisements in women’s fashion magazines, Lichau dances with the demands of haute couture as she strikes poses rhythmically choreographed to the flash of text projected onto her nude body.


Photograph on the previous page is part of a printed series. 

42" x 28"




I got the hole. 2011

Third Strike: 

100 Performances for the Hole

SOMarts, San Francisco, California

Conceived by Justin Hoover


Dominion. 2010 (excerpt)

Tribute Gallery, Portland Oregon 



100 Songs. 2010 (excerpt)


Worksound, Portland Oregon

Directed by Victor Maldonado.

This video was part of a collaboration (large installation) with Bryson Hansen.  

We also did a live performance that July:

Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party, SOMarts, San Francisco, California


Smelted. 2009 (excerpt)

It’s the way that you move

Million Fishes Gallery, SF California. 

Curated by Katrina Lamb & Jeff Ray


This video is a two channel piece that was part of my installation and performance as a hostess serving a platter of smoked whole fish (smelt) to the viewers. 

Headlamp/Rock. 2008


Worksound, Portland Oregon.

Curated by Modou Dieng


This piece was part of a larger installation 

Including a 3 channel video piece Grass and wall paintings Wrestle

My Middle Finger. 2007

Ajna Lichau & Jessica Pezalla

Mark Wolfe Contemporary, SF California.


1 of 3 from a series called Fetish Cameos.

Egg Yolk. 2007

Ajna Lichau & Jessica Pezalla

Mark Wolfe Contemporary, SF California. 

3 of 3 from a series called Fetish Cameos

Diamond. 2006 (excerpt)

Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition, SFAI,Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason, SF California.

This piece was part of my thesis show.

Body functions, screening at the 9th Havana Biennial, Cuba.

Curated by Felipe Dulzaides 

Hedge. 2006 (excerpt)

Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition

SFAI,Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason, SF California.


This piece was part of my thesis show.

Fountain. 2005

Ajna Lichau

Spur Projects, Portola Valley, California. 2006


Tasty Morsel. 2005 (excerpt)

This piece is projected against a wall covering its entire horizontal space according to the site.The viewer walking into the space would be confronted by the landscape of the face.The colors of the flesh illuminate the surrounding walls as the sound resonates through the space. 

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