The New York Times | Friday, September 11th 2009
Alice Pfeiffer: "Technology-driven work often aims at social commentary as much as it aims at aesthetic effect, said Ceci Moss, senior editor of Rhizome, a nonprofit arts organization focused on information technology and affiliated with the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York: “For some artists, their interest stems from an engagement with social or cultural questions linked to new technologies.”
WIRED Magazine | Thursday, July 23rd 2009
"We need innovative tools for documenting, discovering, and defending culture born at the turn of the millennium from the ravages of obsolescence and obscurity. In order to serve a wide demographic, from individual producers to regional museums to national archives, an ideal tool would be easily accessible, non-proprietary (e.g., open source), and scalable to small or large collections. (...) Forging the Future: New Tools for Variable Media Preservation is a consortium of museums and cultural heritage organizations dedicated to exploring, developing, and sharing new vocabularies and tools for cultural preservation."
The New York Times | Wednesday, June 24th 2009
Holland Cotter: "From now through Sunday the four-story Dia building on West 22nd Street, with its wide-open spaces and capacious made-for-art roof, is serving as a gathering spot for more than 40 alternative galleries and organizations, with a geographical spread ranging from Rabat, Morocco, to Marfa, Tex. They’ve come together for an event — an un-art fair, nonexhibition, sort of convention — called “No Soul for Sale: A Festival of Independents...In general group shows are the norm, with an outstanding one at the Rhizome space, and good ones at those of Kling & Bang (Reykjavik), Thisisnotashop (Dublin) and Transformer (Washington)."
Dossier Journal | Monday, June 22nd 2009
Rhizome will present an exhibition entitled The World is Flat, a series taking the ‘flatness’ of culture characteristic of a web-centered information economy as its orientation.
artnet Magazine | Friday, April 17th 2009
Ben Davis: "The New Museum itself has contributed productively to the recent vogue for community-minded art -- in particular via its long sponsorship of Rhizome.org, the web-art advocates (the two organizations partnered in 2003). Rhizome is definitely the New Museum’s secret weapon. No other major institution has a comparable resource -- its very own online community with a committed following, devoted to showcasing, discussing and otherwise exploring experimental art."
New York Times | Wednesday, January 28th 2009
Randy Kennedy reviews Ryan Trecartin's the "breakneck speed" he entered into the art world and the significance of his work. Rhizome Director Lauren Cornell comments, "he really captures how the logic of it is becoming embedded in our lives."
We Make Money not Art | Wednesday, January 7th 2009
An interview by Regine Debatty with Adam Zarestky after Rhizome hosted the artist at the Media Art in the Age of Transgenics, Cloning and Genomics.
Village Voice | Thursday, December 11th 2008
Zach Baron describes Cory Arcangel's process before the Continual Partial Awareness event. Baron says, "If you can listen to this while working you are a Continuous Partial Awareness champion."
artnet Magazine | Thursday, June 12th 2008
Rhizome at the New Museum. Mitgliedernetzwerk mit einjahriger Probemitgliedschaft unter der Leitung von Lauren Cornell, Executive Director bei Rhizome und Adjunct Curator des New Museum of Contemporary Art.
Art Fag City | Thursday, June 12th 2008
Blogger Paddy Johnson writes an in depth review of Rhizome's 2008 Net Aesthetics 2.0 Panel during the first Internet Week and 2 years after the original version of the panel was hosted.
InternetWeekNY.com | Tuesday, April 29th 2008
Bringing together an eclectic lineup of innovators in fields ranging from online advertising to Internet art, the first-ever Internet Week New York today announced a preliminary schedule of events celebrating New York City's Internet industry and community.
The Wall Street Journal | Wednesday, December 19th 2007
Andrew Lavallee: "Some of these Web-inspired works have been included in the recently reopened New Museum's "Unmonumental" exhibition, parts of which are on view at its New York location and others of which can be seen on the site for Rhizome, its new-media affiliate. "This generation really knows the Net," says Lauren Cornell, Rhizome's executive director. "They grew up with it and are, for lack of a better word, native to it.""
FlavorPill | Friday, December 14th 2007
H.G. Masters: "The New Museum's new-media offshoot, Rhizome, has a sleek new home, both on the Internet and at 235 Bowery — where tonight, Rhizome chief Lauren Cornell sits down with LA-based artist Ryan Trecartin to discuss his frenetic, unsettling home movies."
The New York Times | Tuesday, December 11th 2007
Rhizome.org one of 16 organizations selected for the"Cultural Innovation Award," awarded by the Rockefeller Organization. Rhizome was chosen "for Rhizome Events, to give voice to artists working at the leading edge of technology."
Creative Commons | Friday, July 27th 2007
Cameron Parkins: "Rhizome.org, 'an online platform for the global new media art community', announced yesterday that it will integrate Creative Commons licenses into its online art archive, the Artbase. From here onwards, artists who contribute to ArtBase will have the option to license their work under a Creative Commons License of their choosing, greatly adding to ArtBase’s flexibility."