Past Rhizome Events
Friday, July 11th, 2008 7:30 a.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series

A group of New York comedians perform readings on the joys and pitfalls of a technology-saturated culture. The evening will include Chelsea Peretti, Amy Poehler, John Roberts, Joe Mande, Anthony Atamanuik and Laura Krafft, many whom are notable for gaining fame on the internet, from Roberts' Youtube monologues to Peretti ...


Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 7:30 p.m.
at the New Museum

The Rhizome Commissions Program was founded in 21 to provide support to emerging artists working with new technologies. The forty-four works commissioned to date represent some of the most innovative, pioneering efforts in the field. At the New Museum on May 22nd, several artists who received support in the 28 ...


Thursday, May 15th, 2008 7 p.m.
at Participant Inc.

Founded in 1996 as a leading organization for digital art, Rhizome continues to break new ground through presenting and supporting emerging art forms that engage new technologies. On May 15, the Rhizome Benefit will celebrate the organization's singular mission with a night of performance and live music, featuring Shana ...


Friday, May 9th, 2008 7:30 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Lauren Cornell

Geographer and artist Trevor Paglen takes us on a road trip through the world of hidden budgets, state secrets, covert military bases, and disappeared people: through a landscape that military and intelligence insiders call the "black world." Over the course of his talk, Paglen leads us from "non-existent" Air Force ...


Friday, April 11th, 2008 7:30 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Lauren Cornell

Grassroots organizations like MoveOn.org and Meetup.com played a significant role in the lead-up to the 2004 presidential election. Campaign '08 has thus far been a very different project, with some of its most crucial points playing out across YouTube.com, viral marketing, and blogs. For Election '08, leading ...


Friday, March 14th, 2008 7:30 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Lauren Cornell

Police may be given power to take DNA samples in the street; Patent sought on ‘synthetic life;’ First designer babies to beat breast cancer; Bacteria that grow nanoscale electronic wires; Race to be first to ‘hibernate’ human beings; Skimmed milk direct from the ‘magic cow’.

These lines above are headlines ...


Wednesday, February 13th, 2008 3 p.m.
at the New Museum

Rhizome Curator at Large Marisa Olson leads a conversation with four artists from Montage: Unmonumental Online. Michael Bell-Smith, William Boling, Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung, and Nina Katchadourian will give brief presentations of their work and join in a roundtable discussion of their diverse approaches to practices of appropriating, sampling, remixing, and ...