Angela Washko

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Angela Washko (@angelawashko) is an artist, writer and facilitator devoted to creating new forums for discussions of feminism in spaces frequently hostile toward it.She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University.Since 2012, Washko has operated as The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft, an ongoing intervention inside the most popular online role-playing game 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 Creative Time Reports, Art in America, Frieze Magazine, Time Magazine, The Guardian, ArtForum,ARTnews, The Hairpin, VICE, Hyperallergic, Rhizome, the New York Timesand more. Her projects have been presented nationally and internationally at venues including Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki), Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Milan Design Triennale, the Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennial and the Rotterdam International Film Festival. 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.