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Interview with Artist and Filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson, Laureate of the d.velop Digital Art Award 2010

October 11, 2010

Lynn Hershman Leeson is the winner of the 4th develop digital art award [ddaa] 2010/11, awarded by the Digital Art Museum [DAM] in Berlin, Germany. The international prize honors her lifetime achievement in the field of new media.

On the eve of the award ceremony in Berlin, VernissageTV met with Lynn Hershman Leeson and taped a conversation between the artist and the Director of the Digital Art Museum [DAM] and initiator of the [ddaa], Wolf Lieser at the [DAM] Gallery in Berlin.

In this interview, Lynn Hershman Leeson talks about the beginnings of her career as an artist and filmmaker, the reasons and motivations to use new media and technology, her project !WAR (!Woman Art Revolution) and today’s situation of women in the art market, the presentation and recognition of digital media in the art scene, and her plans for the near future.

Lynn Hershman Leeson in conversation with Wolf Lieser, DAM Berlin, Germany, October 8, 2010.

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