Past Rhizome Events
Sunday, November 14th, 2010 3 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Lauren Cornell

For the first in a series of lectures organized by the online fashion magazine DIS, Elastic Youth: Interpreting the Scrunchie, David Riley offers an in-depth analysis of the controversial hair accessory. Drawing on patent documents, fashion, and pop culture, he traces its history from mass marketed phenomenon to object of ...


Saturday, November 6th, 2010 3 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Lauren Cornell

Tying together hippies, punk rock, Franklin Roosevelt and the Free Software movement, artist Steve Lambert will discuss the various definitions of Free from human liberation, the law, freedom of movement, to economics. The program will begin with a short lecture, followed by a short walking tour through the galleries and ...


Friday, June 18th, 2010 7 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Lauren Cornell

Dutch artist Nicoline van Harskamp will present the U.S. premiere of Expressive Power Series Part 1 - Max Bonner on the Phenomenology of Speech (21), a new performance that builds upon an expansive body of work focused on politics and language. This ambitious, hour-long theatrical piece centers on an Interpersonal ...


Friday, April 16th, 2010 noon
at the New Museum
Curated by Rhizome

A new conference introduced by Rhizome, Seven on Seven paired seven leading artists with seven game-changing technologists in teams of two, and challenged them to develop something new --be it an application, social media, artwork, product, or whatever they imagined-- over the course of a single day. The seven teams ...


Friday, March 19th, 2010 7 p.m.
at the New Museum

Organized by Brian Droitcour and Ginny Kollak

Goldin+Senneby are Swedish artists. They are also characters in Looking for Headless, a novel they commissioned, a detective story involving a murder (by decapitation, of course) that has been published serially since 27. In it, Goldin+Senneby appear as shadowy figures, remotely ...


Friday, February 19th, 2010 7 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Lauren Cornell

Triple Canopy is an online magazine that explores how the Web informs the experience of reading literature and viewing artworks. The publication’s development has been inspired in part by a critical engagement with the legacy of Aspen magazine (1965-71). Artists and writers contributed projects to Aspen in the form ...


Friday, January 15th, 2010 7 p.m.
at the New Museum

Rhizome presents Cinema Fury, an action-media performance created by Caden Manson / Big Art Group. Organized by Nick Hallett, Cinema Fury will be an immersive installation and a participatory performance that is designed to bring the audience into the action. In Cinema Fury, Big Art Group will explore the idea of ...