ANGELA WASHKO

Angela Washko is an artist, writer and facilitator devoted to creating new forums for discussions of feminism in the spaces most hostile toward it. Since 2012, Washko has also been facilitating The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft. She is currently a fellow at the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry.

She recently joined the tenure-track faculty of Carnegie Mellon University, where she will hold the position of Assistant Professor.

News
-> Interview with Leigh Alexander for The Guardian: A Podcast!
-> I did an interview for the Rhizome at the New Museum Artist Profile Series!
-> Essays on The Game: The Game in Real Life Magazine, The Creator's Project, SCREEN Magazine and Kill Screen
-> Interview with me in ArtSlant.
-> Tightrope Routines, my essay in FIELD Journal of Socially Engaged Art Criticism.
-> My work is featured in Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the Twenty-First Century from the New Museum and MIT Press.
-> Vice / Broadly did an interview with me on All The Places You'll Go (Women as Place).
-> Interview with me printed in Neural Magazine.
-> Several page spread on my work in China's LEAP Magazine.
-> Paper Magazine selects Angela Washko for their BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE: 2015

Other Press & Writing
-> Creative Time Report: Angela Washko***
-> I was a corresponding writer for ANIMAL NY! See my articles here.
-> The Hairpin interviewed me about BANGED.
->Weird: I am the first artist to ever sell a video on Vine... Guardian Article.

Recent Grants & Awards
-> Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Fellowship
-> College of Fine Arts Fund for Research and Creativity at CMU
-> Franklin Furnace Fund Grant!
-> Rhizome Internet Art Microgrant.

Upcoming/Current Exhibitions
-> The Game: The Game 2.0, Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Arts Center (Buffalo, NY) *solo exhibition
-> Play Time, Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, MA)
-> Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art, Akron Art Museum (Akron OH)
-> Feedback, West Den Haag (Den Haag, NL)
-> Escaping The Digital Unease, Kunsthaus Langenthal (Langenthal, CH)
-> Haunted Machines & Wicked Problems, Impakt Festival (Utrecht, NL)
-> Mozart's Ghost, Göteborgs Konsthall (Gothenberg, Sweden)

Recent & Upcoming Talks
-> Material Sensation Conference, Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA) *keynote
-> UCLA DMA Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Fall 2017, UCLA (Los Angeles, CA)
-> University at Buffalo Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Fall 2017, University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)
-> Impakt Festival (Utrecht, NL)
-> Visiting Artist Lecture, Pepperdine University (Los Angeles, CA)