Tag Archives: Rhizome

Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Rochelle Goldberg, The Cannibal Actif, 2015, steel, chia, carpet. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND FEDERICO VAVASSORI

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Rhizome’s 2016 Seven on Seven Lineup Includes Hito Steyerl, Trisha Baga, Miranda July

Rhizome, the New York–based digital arts nonprofit that is affiliated with the New Museum, today announced the lineup for its annual Seven on Seven conference, which brings together seven artists with seven tech people for one-on-one collaborations.This year’s conference, scheduled for … Read More

Screenshot of the Nasty Nets surf club. RHIZOME

‘The IMDB of Surf Clubs’: Paul Slocum on His Internet Artist Club Catalogue for Rhizome

Rising to popularity roughly around the mid-to-late 2000s and aided by developments in software and social media, Internet artist clubs (or surf clubs) acted as both think tanks and dig sites for artists interested in the culture and aesthetics of … Read More


‘The Lulz Continue’: The New Museum and Rhizome Co-Host the First Open Score Conference on Art and Technology

On Saturday afternoon, at the New Museum in New York, the artist Simon Denny was waiting for his slide to be projected. “It’s a real honor to be speaking, and to be speaking first, but I will need the slide,” … Read More

Rutherford Chang Game Boy Tetris RHIZOME/NEW MUSEUM

What Does It Take to Be Number One?: Rutherford Chang Is Playing Tetris Live on Rhizome’s Website, Aiming for Supremacy

This week (it started Sunday and is ending Thursday), the artist Rutherford Chang will be live-streaming his playing of Game Boy Tetris on Rhizome’s website, presented in tandem with the New Museum and broadcast via the gaming platform Twitch. The … Read More


Rhizome Receives $600,000 Grant From Mellon Foundation for Online Archiving Tool

The New York–based arts organization Rhizome, which focuses on the preservation and promotion of digital-born and digital-based art, announced today that it has received a $600,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fully fund its Webrecorder archiving tool.Webrecorder, … Read More

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Jesse James Hoffman as Lieutenant Captain Colonel Baby Boy in Body By Body's BDSMozart BODY BY BODY

The Landlord From Hell: Artist Duo Body by Body Tackles Gentrification in New Operatic Performance

All things considered, I enjoy living in New York City. With that said, it can often feel deeply absurd and almost unlivable, like waiting in a perpetual line for some kind of artisanal ramen that you know is never going … Read More

Paper Rad Welcome 2 My Page from Rhizome's Blog Today. RHIZOME

‘Under Construction Since 1996’: Rhizome’s Newly Remodeled Website Debuts

Today, the nonprofit digital arts organization Rhizome relaunched their website with the help of the New York division of the ad agency Wieden+Kennedy.As the organization approaches their 20th year, “our website was beginning to not represent the kind of web … Read More

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Zachary Kaplan.


Rhizome Names Zachary Kaplan Executive Director

Rhizome’s board announced today that its assistant director, Zachary Kaplan, has been named executive director. In a statement, Kaplan said, “In my two years here, I’ve seen the impact of Rhizome’s work on the artists we support, on the fields … Read More

Lena NW & Julia Kunberger, Viral (2015), a 2014 Internet Art Microgrant recipient COURTSEY RHIZOME

Rhizome Now Accepting Proposals for 2015 Net Art Microgrants

The nonprofit new-media arts organization Rhizome announced today that it is accepting proposals for the 2015 edition of their series of $500 microgrants centered around browser-based internet art.“The $500 is kind of meant to buy domain names, get you a few … Read More

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Artist Ai Weiwei and Activist Jacob Appelbaum. COURTESY RHIZOME

Rhizome and New Museum Release Online Doc of Weiwei-Appelbaum Collaboration

Today, Rhizome and the New Museum jointly released the online premiere of The Art of Dissent–a new film by Laura Poitra documenting a 72-hour collaboration in Beijing between Ai Weiwei and WikiLeaks/Tor Project activist Jacob Applebaum–as part of the New … Read More

Still from the Theresa Duncan game Chop Suey.

Rhizome Makes Pioneering ’90s Theresa Duncan Games Available Online

Starting today, a trio of interactive games created in the mid-’90s by the late American video game designer, blogger, filmmaker, and critic Theresa Duncan are available to play online via the digital arts organization Rhizome.Spearheaded by Rhizome archivist Dragan Espenschied … Read More

Screenshot of the homepage of Seven on Seven's website.

Ai Weiwei, Camille Henrot, Instagram Founder Mike Krieger, More Will Participate in Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conference

Rhizome, the online art and technology organization, announced the line-up today for its annual Seven on Seven conference, in which seven artists are paired with seven technologists, who then create works together over the course of one day, present them to … Read More

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Image from Victor Vaughn and Edward Shenk's "King's Hill."

Quiet Darkness: Victor Vaughn and Edward Shenk on Their ‘King Of The Hill’ ‘Fan-Gaze Removals’

In 2014, the artists Victor Vaughn and Edward Shenk were commissioned by the digital-arts organization Rhizome to make new work for the online magazine Dazed. What resulted was a series of images that featured appropriated and reconfigured imagery from the … Read More