Women Art Technology Research

In her recent art and technology teaching and research, Professor Jennifer Way chaired the first ever research session featuring undergraduate students’ creative research in art and technology for UNT Scholars Day. In addition, she mentored the publication of one students’ art and technology projects and accompanying essay in The Eagle Feather, UNT’s interdisciplinary research journal featuring high quality undergraduate research. Dr. Way has completed a thirty-page essay contextualizing the project in the history and present state researching women and technology in the visual arts, with emphasis on feminist methods in history of technology research. It is in press as “Back to the Future: Women Art Technology,” in Radhika Gajjalaeditor,Cyberfeminism Digital Formations Series (Peter Lang, 2012). Also, she presented a lecture, “Back to the Future: Women Art Technology,” at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary (MAC), Dallas and served as a manuscript reviewer for the UK organiztion CHart, Computers and the History of Art 's publication, Chart Yearbook.

Dr.Way is presenting her paper, “Women Art Technology: subjects of convergence,” in the session, 'Feminisms of Multitudes', at the annual conference of the Association of Art Historians, UK. The session will look at the new alliances imagined, pursued and actualized by contemporary feminism in the fields of art practice, art theory and history, curating and activism.