Lynn Hershman Leeson in Conversation with Sabine Himmelsbach
One of the most influential media artists, Lynn Hershman Leeson is widely recognized for her innovative work investigating issues that are now recognized as key to the workings of society: the relationship between humans and technology, identity, surveillance, and the use of media as a tool of empowerment against censorship and political repression. Over the last forty years she has made pioneering contributions to the fields of photography, video, film, performance, installation and interactive as well as net-based media art.
Sabine Himmelsbach is the director of HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel). After studying art history in Munich she worked for galleries in Munich and Vienna from 1993–1996 and later became project manager for exhibitions and conferences for the Steirischer Herbst Festival in Graz, Austria. In 1999 she became exhibition director at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe. From 2005–2011 she was the artistic director of the Edith-Russ-House for Media Art in Oldenburg, Germany. As a writer and lecturer she is dedicated to topics related to media art and digital culture.
This My Life in Art lecture is free as a part of Community Days during our Grand Re-Opening.2017-10-07 0:00:00 2017-10-07 12:00:00 America/Denver Lynn Hershman Leeson in Conversation with Sabine Himmelsbach SITE Santa Fe email@example.com