Mary Flanagan

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Mary Flanagan focuses on networked and computer based installation, popular culture, and computer gaming. Her work has been shown internationally at venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art 2002 Biennial, New York; SIGGRAPH, San Diego; Ars Electronica, Linz; Moving Image Centre, Auckland; Central Fine Arts Gallery, New York; University of Arizona, Tempe; and University of Colorado, Boulder. Her essays on digital art, cyberculture, and gaming have appeared in Art Journal, Wide Angle, Convergence, and Culture Machine, as well as in several books. She is also the creator of "The Adventures of Josie True," the first web-based adventure game for girls, and is collaborating on a new project to teach middle school girls computer programming. Her projects have been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Pacific Cultural Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She teaches in the Department of Film and Media Studies, Hunter College, NYC. Her research group and lab at Hunter is called tiltFactor. She can also can be found with collaborators at NYU's MRL. She has also taught in the University of Oregon's multimedia program (MMD) and SUNY Buffalo's Media Study program.