Digital Pioneer Lynn Hershman Leeson Walks Us Through Her Groundbreaking Firsts
Category
Interview
Date
Feb 3, 2017
Source
Art Slant
Author
Olivia B. Murphy
Excerpt

During a gallery walk-through, Hershman Leeson carefully explains how she came upon the diverse technological modes she has worked with. More often than not she was ahead of the curve, and yet her name is not synonymous with the innovations she helped to forge. This never stopped her from continuing to try new things, however, and she always embedded an unapologetically feminist agenda within them: from using male pseudonyms to write about her work when no one else would to her investigation of the abuse of women’s images through new media.