! Women Art Revolution

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Film phase: Completed

SYNOPSIS

Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, !Women Art Revolution reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our times.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Lynn Hershman Leeson has been cited as the “most influential woman working in new media.” She has worked extensively in photography, video, film, performance, installation, and interactive and net-based media. She received the prestigious Golden Nica Prix Ars Electronica, a tribute and retrospective at the San Francisco International Film Festival, and received the ZKM/Seimens Media Arts Award. She was a 1999 Sundance Screenwriter Fellow and was honored with the Flintridge Foundation Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts, The Alfred P. Sloan Film Prize, awarded for writing and directing Teknolust, and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. Among the films that Hershman Leeson wrote, directed, edited and produced, are Strange Culture, Teknolust, and Conceiving Ada.