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.
-> 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).
-> 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
-> International Visitors' Programme, Het Nieuwe Institut
-> Franklin Furnace Fund Grant!
-> The Game: The Game, Museum of the Moving Image (New York, NY) *solo exhibition
-> Play Time, Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, MA)
-> Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art, Akron Art Museum (Akron OH)
-> Slamdance Film Festival (Park City, Utah)
-> Mozart's Ghost, Göteborgs Konsthall (Gothenberg, Sweden)
-> Do you want to quit? Intimacy, Site and Self, University Art Gallery at UC Irvine (Irvine, CA)
-> States of Play - Part Two, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (Liverpool, UK)
-> <b> XO </b>, Gas Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)
Recent & Upcoming Talks
-> Angela Washko Plays "The Game: The Game", Museum of the Moving Image (New York, NY)
-> Feminism and the State: Art, Politics and Resistance, TFAP at College Art Association, Museum of Contemporary Art LA
-> Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Syracuse University