Washko’s (US) work in the exhibition Haunted Machines and Wicked Problems presents her performances in the fantasy role-playing game World of Warcraft. She occupies an avatar to interview other players about their perspectives on feminism, resulting in sometimes humorous, sometimes shocking outcomes. Washko will talk about her work The Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft (2012-2016), which is on show at Fotodok/Casco. She will additionally present and facilitate an audience-participation based performative play-through of her most recent project The Game: The Game, a dating simulator presenting the practices of several infamous pick-up artists.
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