MARCIA LYONS is an American experimental performance artist, writer, director, producer. Initially trained as a video artist, Lyons gained recognition in the New York art scene during the wave of MEDIA + Performativity. Throughout the 1990s, Lyons did a variety of Performance art activities, culminating in many awards, including the prestigious ROME PRIZE, The American Academy. In 2001, Lyons' performances began to transition into mainstream sensory acting, film-making and branded content. Her work falls into the category of expanded performance —Lyons' network fictions cross-pollinate into extreme and uninhabited territories. Lyons received a PhD from the European Graduate School, Switzerland and Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand which has resulted in her first book, WILD TRACK, to be published by Atropos Press_Dresden/NYC (2015). Currently living and working in Los Angeles, her street photography essay book, DRIVE BY SHOOTING, curated by Tom Tavelli, is coming out soon. As a freelance producer, writer, director, she is contracted to create projects for film, television, and digital distribution.