Past Rhizome Events
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 ...


Saturday, December 8th, 2007 3 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Lauren Cornell

Trecartin's first feature-length video I-Be AREA extends the artist's singular process and style into new territory. Fast-paced and dense with drama, I-Be AREA relates the intertwined stories of an exuberant ensemble, played by Trecartin and dozens of others, as they cope with themes such as cloning, adoption, self-mediation ...


Saturday, September 15th, 2007 2:30 p.m.
at Luna Lounge

Rhizome presents this panel, in conjunction with Conflux, New York's annual festival for contemporary psychogeography, the investigation of everyday urban life through emerging artistic, technological, and social practice. The panel centers on "sousveillance," the practice of watching from below (sous-) rather than above (sur-). A diverse group of artists ...


Monday, April 16th, 2007 3 p.m.
at Hiro Ballroom

On April 16, 27, Rhizome presented a Benefit Concert featuring three genre-bending bands: Gang Gang Dance, Professor Murder and YACHT. Each band integrates a wide range of musical influences and instruments to create innovative sounds and performance styles. This line-up of new music celebrated Rhizome's commitment to emerging forms ...