Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art, & Technology 1968-1985 Exhibition

8 Oct - 8 Dec 2017
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, 333 South Broad Street, Philadelphia

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"Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85)", 2017, installation view, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Pictured: Catherine Jansen, "Sewing Space", 1981, xerography on cloth, thread, embroidery. Photo by Studio LHOOQ, courtesy of Kelsey Halliday Johnson.

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Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85), 2017, installation view, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, ephemera and timeline of the history of women in technology. Photo by Studio LHOOQ, courtesy of Kelsey Halliday Johnson.

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Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85), 2017, installation view, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Pictured (L to R): Howardena Pindell, Lynda Benglis, Shigeko Kubota, Pati Hill, Mary Ross, Beryl Korot. Photo by Studio LHOOQ, courtesy of Kelsey Halliday Johnson.

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Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85), 2017, installation view, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Pictured (L to R): Lynn Hershman Leeson, Beryl Korot, Jennifer Bartlett, Pati Hill; foreground: listening stations of the history of women in electronic music, left: Pauline Oliveros, right: Annea Lockwood. Photo by Studio LHOOQ, courtesy of Kelsey Halliday Johnson.

As part of her multi-part project Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art, & Technology 1968-1985, curator Kelsey Halliday Johnson presents an exhibition surveying a generation of pioneering female artists and relating their work to the technology innovators who helped shape the information age. Making/Breaking the Binary includes works by visual artists such as Jennifer Bartlett and Lynda Benglis, and video and media art pioneers Sonia Landy Sheridan, Joan Jonas, Lynda Benglis, Shigeko Kubota, and Dara Birnbaum.