Rhizome Announces Luis Silva as Curatorial Fellow

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Rhizome is pleased to announce that Luis Silva has started working with us as Curatorial Fellow. In this position, Silva will oversee and develop the ArtBase as well as conduct research, forge international partnerships and organize projects and events. Silva studied Social Sciences and has a post-graduate degree in Communication, Culture and Information Technologies from Universidade de Lisboa (Lisbon University). He has curated several new media projects, namely Online - Portuguese Netart 1997-2004, Source Code, Sound Visions, and I tag you tag me: a folksonomy of internet art. In 2006 he created the Lisbon node of the Upgrade!, an international network of gatherings concerning art, technology and culture and is currently curating LX 2.0, Lisboa 20 Arte Contemporanea's net art program. Silva has published various reviews and texts addressing the issues of art and technology. Silva has also developed his activity producing contemporary art shows since 2003, mainly of Portuguese contemporary artists.