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 tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University and is additionally a core faculty member for the MFA program.

News
-> I completed a collaborative commission from the Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism - recently published on The Nation.
-> The Game: The Game is being preserved and published on the Rhizome at the New Museum Net Art Anthology.
-> The Game: The Game won the 2018 Impact Award at Indiecade!
-> My solo exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image was a pick for the Top Shows of 2018 in ArtForum by Johanna Fateman.
-> 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.
-> My work is featured in Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the Twenty-First Century from the New Museum and MIT Press.
-> Paper Magazine selects Angela Washko for their BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE: 2015

Other Press & Writing
-> Tightrope Routines, my essay in FIELD Journal of Socially Engaged Art Criticism.
-> Creative Time Report: Angela Washko***
-> I was a corresponding writer for ANIMAL NY! See my articles here.

Recent Grants & Awards
-> Impact Award from Indiecade
-> Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Fellowship
-> International Visitors' Programme, Het Nieuwe Institut
-> Franklin Furnace Fund Grant!

Upcoming/Current Exhibitions
-> Point of View, STUK Arts Center (Leuven, Belgium)
-> BALANCING ACTS, Next Level Festival (Essen, Germany), game festival/exhibition
-> Lishui International Photography Festival, Photography Museum of Lishui (Lishui, China), exhibition
-> PLAY 19 - Creative Gaming Festival (Hamburg, Germany), game festival/exhibition
Visiting Artist Lecture Series talks: University of Oregon, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, University of Michigan
-> Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art, Akron Art Museum (Akron OH)

Recent & Upcoming Talks
-> Visiting Artist Lecture Series, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
-> Visiting Artist Lecture Series, University of Oregon
-> Penny Stamps Speaker Series, University of Michigan
-> Visiting Artist Lecture, Akron Museum of Art
-> Visiting Artist Lecture, San Jose Museum of Art