Past Rhizome Events
Sunday, August 10th, 2014 1 p.m.
at Rockaway Beach Surf Club

Eight of New York's web surfers will find out who can surf best!

On August 10, Rhizome will host the city's first Trailblazers web surfing competition at Rockaway's premier wave surfing club, hosted by Dragan Espenschied and the whole Rhizome crew.

The rules are simple: competitors have ...

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 8 p.m.
at Issue Project Room

On December 4, 2011, Bunny Rogers uploaded an image of a rose to; six months later, she began to post short poems to it on a regular basis. She writes serially about desire and addiction and sex and being a woman. This year, she translated these poems ...

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 7 p.m.
at the New Museum

This event is free, with RSVP

Internet Subjects is a new series of flash panel conversations. Each takes a topic chosen just a week in advance in order to discuss emerging internet subjects and subjectivities in an engaging public forum.

This first event will focus on the social and political ...

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 3 p.m.
at the New Museum

NJOYs. Blus. Smokefrees. V2s. All manner of customized vaporizers. This is the moment of the e-cigarette, or more precisely, the Electronic Nicotine Delivery Device (ENDD). Day by day, the broader public is learning (and contesting) what it means to "vape": how one does it, where one can do it, and ...

Saturday, February 1st, 2014 4 p.m.
at Museum of the Moving Image

In this illustrated lecture, Jeff Thompson will share the results of his Rhizome-commissioned project of watching all 456 episodes of the American crime drama Law & Order, tracking the representation of computers throughout the series. The project treats Law & Order as a unique database of images and speech, one whose "ripped ...

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 8 p.m.
at the New Museum

Rhizome presents New York New York Happy Happy (NY NY HP HP), a fictional benefit by artist Ed Fornieles. In this immersive performance, guests will adopt a heightened persona and lose themselves in the glamorous world of a New York charity gala. The project will map the narratives and character ...

Sunday, October 27th, 2013 noon
at Barbican Centre

Seven on Seven pairs seven leading artists with seven luminary technologists, and challenges them to develop something new—be it an application, social media, artwork, product, or whatever they imagine—over the course of a single day. They unveil these ideas for the first time at this event.

Loosely inspired ...