FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rhizome.org Announces Marisa S. Olson as Editor and Curator at Large
NEW YORK, NY, August 12, 2005 - Rhizome.org, a leading online resource for
new media art, announced today that Marisa S. Olson will be the new Editor
and Curator at Large effective August 15th.
As Editor, Olson will manage Rhizome two publications, Net Art News and the Rhizome Digest; she will also develop special editorial projects and oversee the content published on Rhizome's front page. In her role as Curator at Large, a new position created specifically for her, Olson will promote new media art on Rhizome's behalf in diverse contexts throughout the country and internationally. She will also be responsible for growing Rhizome's online archive, the ArtBase; coordinating the Guest Curator program; and organizing public programs and gallery exhibitions that further Rhizome's mission of supporting the creation, presentation, discussion and preservation of contemporary art that uses new technologies in significant ways.
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