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Media Contact: Margaret Cox, mc94@cmu.edu

 

Shorklink: bit.ly/FeministHacking

docExhibition Guide: Curator's Text, Work Labels + Map

docArtist Bios

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Now on View

 
 
Skawennati, EPIPHANY, 2013
 
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Addie Wagenknecht, Optimization of Parenting Part  2, 2012 (Documentation of Hacked Robot Arm Sculpture)
 
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Dara Birnbaum, Kiss The Girls: Make Them Cry, 1979 (Video)
 
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Sondra Perry, My Twilight Zone Thing, 2015 (Four Channel Video Installation)
 
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Lynn Hershman Leeson, Lorna, 1979-1984 (Interactive Video Disc Installation)
 
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micha cárdenas, Becoming Dragon, 2009 (Performance inside modded Second Life game)

 

 

HACKING/MODDING/REMIXING AS FEMINIST PROTEST

Curated by Angela Washko
Jan. 28 – Feb. 26, 2017

Artists: Addie Wagenknecht (Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Fellow 2014), Anne-Marie Schleiner, Annina Rüst, Cat Mazza (CMU Alumna, SoArt 1999), Channel Two, Dara Birnbaum (CMU Alumna, SoArch 1969), 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 (CMU Professor of Art)

Public Programming

Wed., Jan. 25, 5pm: Annina Ruest Visiting Artist Lecture
@The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, CFA 111, Carnegie Mellon University in partnership with the Miller Gallery and CMU School of Art.
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Thurs., Jan. 26, 5pm: Skawennati Visiting Artist Lecture
@The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, CFA 111, Carnegie Mellon University in partnership with the Miller Gallery, Conflict Kitchen, and CMU School of Art.RSVP on Facebook

Fri., Jan. 27, 6-8pm: Opening Reception
7pm: Curator’s introduction with artists Annina Rüst, Rachel Rampleman, Skawennati
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Fri., Feb. 10, 7pm: Talks Back: A Screening Program w/ Q+A and post-screening panel featuring Angela Washko, Suzie Silver, Ann Hirsch and Rachel Rampleman. Presented by @Warhol Museum (extended programming) View event info here.
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ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

HACKING / MODDING / REMIXING as Feminist Protest is an exhibition of twenty two artists, 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.

Curators Bio

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.

Washko’s practice has been highlighted in Art in America, Frieze Magazine, Time Magazine, The Guardian, ArtForum, the New York Times and more. Her projects have been presented nationally and internationally at venues including Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki), Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Milan Design Triennale, and the Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennial. Her writing has been published in Creative Time Reports, FIELD Journal of Socially Engaged Art Criticism, Copenhagen University Peer Reviewed Journal, Neural Magazine, VASA Journal of Images and Culture, .dpi Feminist Magazine of Art and Digital Culture and more.

 

Please note this exhibition contains adult subject matter.

Additional support for Hacking / Modding / Remixing as Feminist Protest comes in part from the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, the CMU School of Art, and Conflict Kitchen.