Rhizome presents Open Source: On the Line at the Vera List Center, 12/4

Lauren Cornell:


One of our final events in the Festival -- a panel discussion called "Open Source: On the Line" -- is taking place this Monday December 4th at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School. The discussion will explore open source practice and philosophy in programming, arts and culture, and also touch upon recent threats to its continuation. Panelists include Wikipedia pioneer Daniel Mayer, artists (and Rhizome participants) Joy Garnett and Cory Arcangel, our Director of Technology Patrick May and lawyer Laura Quilter. More details and address can be found below.

Please note there is a discount for Rhizome members, you simply need to email ticket at rhizome.org in advance if you'd like to attend so we can have your name at the door.

thank you, Lauren

OPEN SOURCE: ON THE LINE at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School Theresa Lang Community and Student Center 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor

December 4, 2006 6:30pm

Admission: $8, free for all students as well as members of Rhizome.org and New School faculty, staff and alumni with valid ID.

This panel will explore the aesthetic and political possibilities afforded by different open source systems. Our diverse panelists will examine sites like Wikipedia, Digg.com, as well as p2p networks and social networking sites. They will also explore offline artwork, arts institutions and businesses that have sought to adopt open source models, and current challenges to the continuation of this ethos, such as 'Net Neutrality' legislation.

Panelists include: artist Cory Arcangel, Wikipedia pioneer Daniel Meyer, Rhizome Director of Technology Patrick May; artist Joy Garnett; lawyer Laura Quilter; moderated by Christiane Paul, Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts, the Whitney Museum of American Art