Lynn Hershman Leeson (b. 1941, USA) is a recipient of the 2010-2011 d.velop digital art and 2009 SIGGRAPH Lifetime Achievement Awards. She also is a recipient of the 2009 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, which supports her forthcoming documentary “!Women Art Revolution”, scheduled for wide theatrical release Summer 2011 through Zeitgeist Films.
Over the last three decades, artist and filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson has been internationally acclaimed for her pioneering use of new technologies and her investigations of issues that are now recognized as key to the working of our society: identity in a time of consumerism, privacy in a era of surveillance, interfacing of humans and machines, and the relationship between real and virtual worlds.
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