Lynn Hershman Leeson
1941–

Introduction

Lynn Hershman Leeson (née Lynn Lester Hershman; born June 17, 1941) is an American multimedia artist and filmmaker. Her work with technology and in media-based practices is credited with helping to legitimize digital art forms. Her interests include feminism, race, surveillance, and artificial intelligence and identity theft through algorithms and data tracking.

Hershman Leeson has been described as a "new media pioneer" for her integration of emerging technologies into her work.

Wikidata identifier

Q6709060

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Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, art critic, cinematographer, computer artist, digital artist, installation artist, multimedia artist, performance artist, photographer, sculptor, video artist

ULAN identifier

500073057

Names

Lynn Hershman, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Lynn Hershman Lesson, Lynn Lester Hershman, Lynn Hershman-Leeson

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