Past Rhizome exhibitions
Launched Tuesday, November 1st 2011
Curated by Zoë Salditch

The Download is a series of free downloadable artworks. Part curatorial platform, part starting point for budding digital art collectors, The Download showcases new work and encourages display at home-on any screen, computer, or suitable device.

Artists featured in The Download include Ryder Ripps, Sabrina Ratté, Clement Valla and John ...


Wednesday, October 20th 2010 at the New Museum
Curated by Lauren Cornell

“Free” explores how the internet has fundamentally changed our landscape of information and our notion of public space. Today, our shared space has expanded beyond streets and schools to more distributed forms of collectivity. What constitutes this expanded public is not only greater social connectedness but a highly visual, hybrid ...


Launched Tuesday, September 1st 2009
Curated by Carolyn Kane

Site built by Travess Smalley and John Michael Boling

The HTML Color Codes exhibition features a selection of internet based artworks that address the topic of digital color. The central question that the exhibition poses is whether or not artists working with the internet are in fact limited to a ...


Launched Wednesday, April 1st 2009
Curated by Brian Droitcour

Site built by Elise Roedenbeck, Technology Assistant

Rhizome introduced splash pages to its web site in 1998 in order to display artwork with greater immediacy. Splash art occupied the entire browser window, and the works were not indexed by prefaces, links, and thumbnails as art usually was on Rhizome and ...


Launched Tuesday, July 1st 2008
Curated by Luis Silva

Predating the internet itself, email has become a mass communication tool as well as a pillar of contemporary computing culture. The artists featured in this exhibition consider the ways email has become an unquestioned part of our lives; and their diverse works push the traditionally prescribed uses of thie ubiquitous ...


Launched Friday, February 15th 2008

The final portion of "Unmonumental" will be presented online and at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Montage: Unmonumental Online will feature works by an international group of fourteen emerging and midcareer artists who appropriate diverse material from the Web to create new Internet-based montage. Cutting and pasting, breaking apart ...


Launched Saturday, December 1st 2007 at the New Museum
Curated by Lauren Cornell + Laura Hoptman

Using Flash animation techniques, they create fast-moving, text-based artworks that are synchronized with original scores. Seemingly an extremely simple format—text on monochromatic backgrounds— YHCHI carefully choreographs texts that weave complex and evocative narratives. The work invokes the genre of film noir, and the hard-boiled literary styles of Raymond Chandler ...