Past Rhizome Events
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 ...

Saturday, September 7th, 2013 3 p.m.
at the New Museum
Curated by Ben Fino-Radin

This panel brings together artists and leading figures in the digital preservation field for a discussion on the theory and practice of preserving the fragile cultural artifacts and artworks of the computer age. Participants include digital humanities scholars Matthew Kirschenbaum and Lori Emerson, and computer art pioneer Lillian Schwartz. Moderated ...

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 4 p.m.
Curated by Michael Connor

Rhizome's Michael Connor moderates a conversation with artists Hito Steyerl and Oliver Laric at Palazzo Peckham, a pavilion collaboratively organized by artists and organizations largely based in South East London, during the opening week of the Venice Biennale. The conversation, titled 'Low-Res', will revolve around examples drawn from both ...

Launched Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 2 p.m.
at the Internet

Surf the Web with Jonas Lund and Rhizome at the We See In Every Direction Official Surf Party, Wednesday May 29th starting at 2PM EST/ 8PM CET. To join the party, you will need to download and install We See In Every Direction (available on The Download). The Official Surf ...

Saturday, May 4th, 2013 11 a.m.
at the New Museum

The Reanimator Lab, presented by Rhizome, is a community-sourced, hand-drawn animated GIF factory where you can make collaborative animations with your friends. Found, short-looping animations are broken into individual frames; each frame is then recreated by a different participant using markers and construction paper, among other materials. Finally, the frames ...

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 noon
at Tishman Auditorium at the New School

Rhizome's Seven on Seven Conference pairs seven leading artists with seven influential technologists in teams of two, 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. The seven teams will work together ...

Friday, March 8th, 2013 7 p.m.
at the New Museum
New Silent Series

’93 is marked as a significant year in the web with the launch of the image-based Mosaic browser. Yet in 1993, pre-www technologies still reigned supreme. Bulletin Board System (BBS), email, and usenet groups offered a largely text-based communication system and, although rudimentary, they hinted at global connectivity to come ...