Angela Washko – Artist Lecture

  • Tuesday, November 1st at 6:30 p.m.
  • Opalka Gallery, Sage College of Albany, 140 New Scotland Ave.
  • FREE and open to the public
  • 2016-17 Artist Lecture Series

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art + Design and Opalka Gallery, artist Angela Washko will be visiting on Tuesday, November 1st at 6:30pm as a speaker for the Fall 2016 Artist Lecture Series at Sage College of Albany.

Angela Washko is an artist, writer and facilitator devoted to creating new forums for discussions of feminism in the spaces most hostile toward it. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. In 2012, Washko founded The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraftas an ongoing intervention inside the most popular MMORPG of all time. A recent recipient of a Franklin Furnace Performance Fund Grant, a Frank-Ratchye Fund for Art at the Frontier Grant, and a Rhizome Internet Art Microgrant, Washko’s practice has been highlighted in Art in America, Frieze Magazine, Time Magazine, The Guardian (UK), ArtForum, ARTnews, The Hairpin, VICE, Hyperallergic, Rhizome, the New York Times, The Creator’s Project, and more. Her projects have been presented nationally and internationally at venues including Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki, Finland), Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Milan Design Triennale, Moving Image Art Fair (London and NYC), the Rotterdam International Film Festival, The Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennial (Shenzhen, China), Transmediale (Berlin, Germany) and Institute for Contemporary Art Boston. Her writing has been published in Creative Time Reports, FIELD Journal of Socially Engaged Art Criticism, Copenhagen University Peer Reviewed Journal (NTIK), Neural Magazine, VASA Journal of Images and Culture, .dpi Feminist Magazine of Art and Digital Culture, Hyperallergic, ANIMAL NY and more. For more: angelawashko.com