28 January - 26 February 2017

Opening on 27 January // 6-8PM

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HACKING / MODDING / REMIXING as Feminist Protest is an exhibition of twenty two artists, designers and developers working at the intersection of art and technology to intervene on dominant voices in tech and popular culture, producing critical (and often comical) works that give visibility to women's perspectives and experiences often marginalized, ignored, or dismissed.

Artists: Addie Wagenknecht, Anne-Marie Schleiner, Annina Rüst, Cat Mazza, Channel Two, Dara Birnbaum, Elisa Kreisinger, Kathy High, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Mary Flanagan, micha cárdenas, Morehshin Allahyari, Myfanwy Ashmore, Olia Lialina, Rachel Rampleman, Rachel Simone Weil, RAFiA Santana, Skawennati, Soda Jerk and VNS Matrix, Sondra Perry, Suzie Silver


Angela Washko is an artist, game developer and organizer devoted to creating new forums for discussions of feminism in spaces frequently hostile toward it. Since 2012, Washko has operated 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.

Washko’s practice has been highlighted in Art in America, Frieze Magazine, Time Magazine, The Guardian, ArtForum, the New York Times and 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, and the Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennial. Her writing has been published in Creative Time Reports, FIELD Journal of Socially Engaged Art Criticism, Copenhagen University Peer Reviewed Journal, Neural Magazine, VASA Journal of Images and Culture, .dpi Feminist Magazine of Art and Digital Culture and more.

Additional support for Hacking / Modding / Remixing as Feminist Protest comes in part from the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, the CMU School of Art, and Conflict Kitchen.

Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave at Morewood, Pittsburgh
miller-gallery [at] andrew.cmu.edu

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Dr. micha cárdenas is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

Annina Rüst is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

Angela Washko is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

Image detail is courtesy of Artist micha cárdenas