Jenna Altomonte

Jenna Altomonte is Assistant Professor at Mississippi State University; she teaches courses in contemporary and global visual culture, and digital and video game art. Her research centers on global contemporary art and digital performance studies with a specialization in political and social intervention practices. Her most recent projects include “Book Now! Performance, Satire, and Play and at the Venice Biennale” in Venice Biennale and the Arab World and “Playing Killbox: Didactic Gaming and Drone Warfare,” in Gaming Beyond the Digital Divide: Video Games and Game Cultures of the Global South. Today, Jenna will link her interest in performance art to the classroom as she discusses a practice-based approach to teaching art history.