Curated by Angela Washko
Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University
Opening Reception: Friday, January 27th (6-8pm)
Show runs January 28 - February 26
at Carnegie Mellon University
Purnell Center for the Arts
5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
A new timely group show curated by Angela Washko featuring 22 artists and activists, designers and developers working at the intersection of art and technology to intervene on dominant voices in tech and popular culture, producing critical works that give visibility to women's perspectives and experiences often marginalized, ignored, or dismissed. A must see.
The artists' line-up is phenomenal: Addie Wagenknecht, Anne-Marie Schleiner, Annina Rüst, Cat Mazza, Channel Two, Dara Birnbaum, Elisa Kreisinger, Kathy High, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Mary Flanagan, micha cárdenas, Morehshin Allahyari, Myfanwy Ashmore, Olia Lialina, Rachel Rampleman, Rachel Simone Weil, RAFiA Santana, Skawennati, Soda Jerk and VNS Matrix, Sondra Perry, and Suzie Silver.
Lynn Hershman Leeson, Lorna, 1979-1984 (Interactive Video Disc Installation)
micha cárdenas, Becoming Dragon, 2009 (Performance inside modded Second Life game)
Angela Washko is an artist, game developer and organizer devoted to creating new forums for discussions of feminism in spaces frequently hostile toward it. Since 2012, Washko has operated The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft, an ongoing intervention inside the most popular online role-playing game of all time.
LINK: HACKING/MODDING/REMIXING AS FEMINIST PROTEST (Images courtesy of the artists)