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Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85)

The Pioneers of Pixels, Feedback, and Glitch

As part of Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85) curated by Kelsey Halliday, we present three programs of film and video held in conjunction with the video works presented by Vox Populi at the Icebox Grey Area and the core exhibition at the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery at University of the Arts on view from October 8 – December 8. 

A program of short films by animation, experimental film, and video art pioneers who unearthed new aesthetic realms through computer art, image processing, and appropriation. 



Dir. Lilian Schwartz, US, 1972, 7 min.


Dir. Vasulkas Inc., US, 1979, 2 min.

Taking a Line for A Walk

Dir. Lesley Keen, UK, 1983, 10 min.

Chamber Suite

Dir. Mary Ross, US, 1982, 5 min.

Arbitrary Fragments

Dir. Barbara Aronofsky Latham, US, 1978, 13 min.


Dir. Lynda Benglis, US, 1973, 9 min.

Circles II

Dir. Doris Chase, US, 1972, 14 min.

PM Magazine/Acid Rock

Dara Birnbaum, US, 1980, 4 min.

If It's Too Bad to Be True it could be DISINFORMATION

Dir. Martha Rosler, US, 1985, 16 min.

Leaving the 20th Century

Dir. Max Almy, US, 1982, 11min.

Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-1985) is supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.