Upcoming Rhizome Events
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 7 p.m.
at the New Museum
Curated by Michael Connor

Organized by Rhizome’s Artistic Director, Michael Connor, Brushes convenes artists Laura Brothers, Michael Manning, Giovanna Olmos, and Andrej Ujhazy, and art historian Alex Bacon, and others to explore digital painting as a practice for screen-based display and online circulation, against the backdrop of a current surge of interest in ...

Past Rhizome Events
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 ...


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

Three multi-media performances that riff off the consequences of youth pop culture and adolescent education. East Coast collective Paper Rad premieres two videos: "Problem Solvers" (2 min, 28) and a short entitled "crank dat spongebob batman dropdead robocop" (3 min, 28), a ride through Youtube narcissism. New York artist Ben ...


Friday, December 14th, 2007 7 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Lauren Cornell

Riotous and multi-layered, Ryan Trecartin's ambitious videos update moving image practice for the Internet age. His fast-growing body of work explores the impulses and attitudes of a generation whose self-perceptions and relationships are deeply tied to media. Often structured like iChat dialogues, Trecartin’s narratives ricochet between characters and ...