The Week Ahead: Cross-Strait Edition


Ming Wong, Making Chinatown (II & III) (2012). On view as part of "Cross-Strait Relations" at Parsons.

A roundup of opportunities and goings-on from Rhizome's community.


Right now: Reading Club proposes a text and an interpretive arena to 4 readers. These readers write together their reading of a text inside the text itself. 

Bubblebyte currently has two ongoing website takeovers (projects in which they introduce artworks into existing institutional websites). Through October 20, every few days, one moving image artwork from 16 international artists will be added to Art Licks Weekend website, slowly revealing a larger collaborative collage. Through November 10, Nuovo Nuovo Vecchio introduces work by 8 of the artists in this year's Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition into the website of Spike Island Gallery in the UK.

Thurs: The exhibition INSTALLATION VIEWS V by artist Sherwin Rivera Tibayan will open at, featuring abstract animations that reference the architecture of the "white cube" gallery. 

Through Saturday: The Artlympics is a new way to enjoy museums, with a pinch of competition.


Cloud Banks, the new exhibition by Mark Amerika at Kasa Gallery, "will explore the way artists, political and economic theorists, metaphysical philosophers, and businessmen use language…to construct their vision of the world".

New York

Tues: NYTimes journalist Liam Stack will discuss the state of journalism in Syria and share his multimedia project, Watching Syria's War at TEMP Art Space.

Fri: "Cross-Strait Relations" | "两岸关系," curated by Arthur Ou, explores the pluralism of Chinese identity through diverse contemporary artworks.

Deadlines for Artists

Weds: Deadline for papers for international symposium "The digital subject: In-scription, Ex-scription, Tele-scription" at University of Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis & Archives nationales, November 18-21, 2013.

Fri: Proposals due for gallery projects, demonstrations and performance works as part of Digital Latin America, an international exhibition with a weekend symposium and Downtown Block Party at 516Arts in Albuquerque.

Sept 30: Deadline to enter the SZPILMAN AWARD, which is awarded to works that exist only for a moment or a short period of time. 

Oct 4: Deadline for applications for a new collaborative residency programme based at LUX and the new SPACE-run cultural venue, The White Building.


Sept 25: Deadline for papers for international symposium "The digital subject: In-scription, Ex-scription, Tele-scription" at University of Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis & Archives nationales, November 18-21, 2013.

Sept 30: Peer-reviewed Romanian journal Ekphrasis is seeking papers that address the theme of recycling in the larger context of the digital age.


Interested in the "fun of maintaining IT at high-functioning-chaos creative organization?" Eyebeam need an IT specialist. Deadline: Sept 27.

Pixel Palace & Tyneside Cinema are looking for an Inaugural Curator to set the curatorial vision and artistic programme for a brand new gallery and cinema space opening in 2014. Deadline: Sept 30.

The University at Buffalo, Department of Media Study, invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor position in Media Theory. Deadline: Oct 12.

Film and Digital Media Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a faculty position in social documentary production at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level. Deadline: Oct 14.

The School of Communication at American University, Washington, D.C., invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Emerging/Digital Media to begin in fall 2014. Application review begins Oct 1.

College of Staten Island invites applications for a tenure-track position in Design and Digital Media at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2014. Deadline: December 15.