Past Rhizome Events
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 ...


Thursday, October 17th, 2013 4 p.m.
at ICA London

The term ‘post-internet' has emerged as a popular descriptor of recent visual art and its surrounding discourse. While no cogent definition of the term has been collectively agreed upon, post-internet stances share an assumption that technological conditions in general, and lifelong internet immersion in particular, offer an increasingly useful frame ...


Monday, October 14th, 2013 8 p.m.
at The Silent Barn

Extreme Animals/David Wightman and Jacob Ciocci‬ present the final stop on their IRLALIENS TOUR aka THE WETWARE TOUR aka TOUR.ZIP:Decompressed aka “Party Rats: Perfect For Night Blogging:” The Tour/The Experience aka AWAY FROM KEYBOARD: THE TOUR, Not the Hacker Movie, tHE LIFESTYLE, aka “COMPUTER DREAMS NATION ...


Friday, October 4th, 2013 7 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series
Curated by Zoë Salditch

Ann Hirsch’s Playground is a two-person performance loosely based on the cyber-sexual escapades of the artist’s adolescent self.

Set in a fictionalized AOL chat room called Twelve in the late 1990s, the performance stages an online encounter between twelve-year-old "Anni" (Annemarie Wolf) and twenty-seven-year-old "jobe" (Gene Gallerano). Their ...