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Announcing the Seven on Seven Keynote + Additional Tickets Released

By Rhizome

Rhizome is excited to announce that writer, documentarian, and organizer Astra Taylor will keynote Seven on Seven 2016, May 14 at the New Museum. With this announcement, 30 final tickets have been released. (The larger original ticket release sold out, so book quickly.)

About Astra Taylor
Astra Taylor's films include Zizek!, a feature documentary about the world’s most outrageous philosopher, and Examined Life, a series of excursions with contemporary thinkers including Slavoj Zizek, Judith Butler, Cornel West, Peter Singer and others. Both movies premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Taylor’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, the London Review of Books, n+1, The Baffler, and elsewhere. She is the editor of Examined Life, a companion volume to the film, and coeditor of Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America. She helped launch the Rolling Jubilee and co-founded the Debt Collective. Most recently she is the author of the book The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age, winner of a 2015 American Book Award. She is an EHRP Puffin Fellow and a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow.

The Seven on Seven Program
May 14, 2016

The Conference
12 PM to 6 PM at the New Museum, 235 Bowery, NYC
The Seven on Seven teams unveil their new creations to an intimate audience at New York City's leading contemporary art museum, with much conversation and lunch included.

The Art & Technology Afterparty
6:30 PM to 9 PM at Samsung 837, 837 Washington St., NYC
Join the participants, guests, and others for the Seven on Seven afterparty and a special performance, hosted by Samsung 837, the company’s flagship cultural destination and technology playground, located in the heart of NYC’s Meatpacking District.

Join Seven on Seven, Wherever You Are
Refinery29
 will live stream Seven on Seven 2016 via Facebook Live throughout the day on May 14, so you can join the conference and get an inside look. For more info on where to tune in, follow Rhizome and Refinery29 on Facebook.
 
SUPPORT
Major support for the Eighth Edition of Seven on Seven is provided by founding partner, Wieden+Kennedy; Samsung 837; GIPHY; the Sara & Evan Williams Foundation; and CHOPT Creative Salad Company.
Exclusive media partner: Refinery29
Exclusive hotel partner: Ace Hotel
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