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Creative Roundtable: BP (Before Pandemic) | Online Performance with Angela Washko
May 19, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 12-1 PM
BP (Before Pandemic) | Online Performance with Angela Washko
Join Angela Washko, artist and professor at Carnegie Mellon University, for a talk about performances and artistic interventions in multi-user online spaces before the pandemic. She will discuss the sudden institutional interest in online performance that occurred in relationship to the global pandemic and focus on artistic interventions and performances in a wide variety of online contexts from the 1990s to present. Washko will also talk about her own project “The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft.”
Read this article before the Creative Roundtable: https://news.artnet.com/art-world/forget-making-art-studio-artists-now-developing-latest-works-metaverse-2052959
This virtual program is for artists in residence at 18th Street Arts Center and for Borderless members on the Arts Professional tier and above.
Artists in residence at 18th Street Arts Center, get the Zoom link in the Artist Portal.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
As a feminist media artist working in a variety of forms, Angela Washko is committed to telling complex and unconventional stories about the media we consume from unusual perspectives. Washko’s practice spans interventions in mainstream media, performance art, digital works, documentary film, video art, and video games. A recent recipient of the Creative Capital Award, the Impact Award at Indiecade, and the Franklin Furnace Performance Fund, Washko’s practice has been highlighted in The New Yorker, Frieze Magazine, Time Magazine, The Guardian, Artforum, The Los Angeles Times, Art in America, The New York Times, Rhizome at the New Museum and more. Her projects have been presented internationally at venues including Museum of the Moving Image (New York), Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Milan Design Triennale, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki), Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennial, and the Korean Film Archive. Angela Washko is an Associate Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University.