I'm writing to solicit your advice. We would like to change the name
of Net Art News and I'd like your input on a new name.
As Lauren mentioned in a recent note to you, Rhizome is currently
redesigning our site. This is an exciting moment in which we are
thinking about all the recent developments in our field and how
Rhizome can reflect, support, and foster them.
On the editorial side, my goal with Net Art News has been to broaden
our scope and reach, getting more international in our coverage and
also covering not only internet art but also software art,
performance, sound art, data visualization, technology-enabled social
sculpture, locative media, video, and the myriad other branches of new
While we are by no means giving up on net art, the title Net Art News
no longer reflects the breadth of the publication. The first and
simplest title that comes to mind is 'Media Art News,' but of course
this is potentially dry. I'm also not necessarily looking to split
hairs over the phrases 'media art' and 'new media art.' The title
needs to be rather short, self-descriptive, and hopefully also
What are your suggestions? Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
If you'd like to refamiliarize yourself with Net Art News, you can
look up previous pieces, by month, here:
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Editor & Curator at Large