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Tomorrow night at the Guggenheim

By Rhizome

Who Controls New Media? Help decide as you attend a panel of the same name at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City from 7-9pm on Thursday March 21. "Who Controls New Media? Open Art in Closed Systems" (co-organized by the Guggenheim Museum and Goethe- Institut Inter Nationes New York) will "examine how the expansion of copyright has raised questions of public use, how interactivity has become a marketing buzzword, and hownational security and freedom of expression appear unreconcilable." The participants: Dieter Daniels, professor of art history and media theory at Leipzig's Academy of Visual Arts; Alex Galloway, Director of Content and Technology at Rhizome.org and the producer of Carnivore, a networked art project based on the FBI software of the same name; and Wendy Seltzer, lawyer, computer programmer, and a Fellow with Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Moderator Jon Ippolito is an artist and Associate Curator of Media Arts at the Guggenheim. A reception follows from 9-10 pm at the Goethe-Institut.

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