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Lynn Hershman Leeson
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Lynn Hershman Leeson (b. in 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an award-winning American artist and filmmaker. She was Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Davis, and an A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University. She is Chair of the Film Department at the San Francisco Art Institute, and has received wide recognition for a body of work combining art with social commentary, particularly regarding the relationship between humans and technology.

2012 - 2013 erttrt / rtrt
2010 - 2012 test / tewte
1993 Appointed Senior Professor for Elektronical and Digital Art, University of California, Davis
1984 - 1989 Director of the "Inter-Arts Center", San Francisco State University
1973 - 1978 Director of the "Floating Museum", San Francisco
1971 - 1973 artcritic and coeditor of "Artweek", USA
1970 - 1972 Study (artcritics), San Francisco State University (Bachelor of Science)
1964 Study at the University of California, Los Angeles
1959 - 1963 Study at the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland/ Cleveland Institute of Art / administration of museums, fine arts,
Bachelor of Science, 1962
1958 - 1959 Study at the Ohio University, Cleveland

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Publications & References
Kusahara, Machiko. »Presence, Abscence and Knowledge, in: Telerobotic Art.« In The Robot in the Garden: Telerobotics and Teleepistemology in the Age of the Internet, edited by Ken Goldberg, 198-212. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000.
Lovejoy, Margot. Postmodern Currents, Art and Artists in the Age of Electronic Media. Second Edition th ed.New York: Perason Education, 1997.
Giannetti, Claudia and Peter Weibel and Lynn Hershman and Siegfried Zielinski, ed. Arte en la Era Electrónica. Perspectivas de una Nueva Estética. Barcelona, Spain: ACC ' Angelot / Goethe-Institut, 1997.
Lacy, Suzanne, ed. Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art. : Bay Press, 1994.
Hartwagner, Georg and Stefan Iglhaut and Florian Rötzer, ed. Künstliche Spiele. Grafrath, DE: Boer Verlag, 1993.
Malloy, Judy. Women, Art, and Technology. Leonardo, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.
Hershman, Lynn. »Touch-Sensitivity and other Forms of Subversion: Interactive Artwork.« In Women, Art, and Technology, edited by Judy Malloy, 192-205. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.
Hershman, Lynn. »Romantisierung des Antikörpers. Gier und Begehren im (Cyber)space.« In Ich ist etwas Anderes. Kunst am Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, edited by . Köln: DuMont, 2000.
Hershman, Lynn. »Romancing the Antibody.« Kunstforum International 132 (November - January 1996): 158-167.
Hershman-Leeson, Lynn, ed. Clicking In. Seattle: Bay Press, 1996.
Hershman, Lynn. »Room of One´s Own - Slightly Behind The Scenes.« In Iterations: the New Image, edited by Timothy Druckery, 150-156. Cambridge, London: MIT Press, 1994.
Hershman, Lynn. »Touch-Sensitivity and Other Forms of Subversion: Interactive Artwork.« Leonardo 26, no. 5 (1993): 431-436.
Hershman, Lynn. »Die Fantasie ausser Kontrolle.« Kunstforum 104 (September - October 1989): 232-239.