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    Angela Washko
    feminist artist, game developer and founder of “The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft"
    Angela Washko
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    Angela Washko

    Angela Washko is an artist, writer and facilitator devoted to creating new forums for discussions about feminism in spaces frequently hostile toward it. Washko's practice spans interventions in mainstream media, performance art, digital works, video and video games.

    Since 2012 Washko has facilitated The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft, an intervention inside the popular multiplayer online role-playing game. A recent recipient of the Creative Capital Award, the Impact Award at Indiecade, and the Franklin Furnace Performance Fund, 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) and the Rotterdam International Film Festival. Angela Washko is a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University.

    Angela Washko. The Game_ The Game. Installation at Museum of the Moving Image, NY © Jason Eppink Angela Washko. The Game_ The Game. Installation at Museum of the Moving Image, NY © Jason Eppink