Past Rhizome Events
Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 7 p.m.
at the New Museum
Curated by Michael Connor

Blockchains are distributed databases, secure and transparent by virtue of peer-to-peer communities that cryptographically validate each entry. As the technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, the blockchain has given rise to divergent speculations about the future of politics and finance outside of direct state control, from collective utopias to sublime dystopias ...

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 7 p.m.
at the New Museum
Curated by Michael Connor

Organized by Rhizome’s Artistic Director, Michael Connor, Brushes convenes artists Laura Brothers, Michael Manning, Giovanna Olmos, and Andrej Ujhazy, and art historian Alex Bacon, and others to explore digital painting as a practice for screen-based display and online circulation, against the backdrop of a current surge of interest in ...

Launched Saturday, May 30th, 2015 noon

The AIRBNB Pavilion host a live-streamed salon in a rented apartment to discuss contemporary domesticity, interior decoration, and housing rights in post-Airbnb New York City.

Livestream and chat will be available at

Livestream viewing sessions will be held at University Settlement at the Houston Street Center, 273 Bowery ...

Friday, May 15th, 2015 7 p.m.
at the New Museum

Note: This event will be streamed live at

Much has been written about how museums, galleries, and other traditional memory institutions can extend their reach online. But what can an institution become when it develops with the digital network at its core? This forum will feature curators, programmers ...

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 7 p.m.
at the New Museum
Curated by Michael Connor

In the mid-1990s, Theresa Duncan created Chop Suey (1995), Smarty (1996), and Zero Zero (1997), three lyrical adventure video games for young girls. At a time when video game culture sorely lacked a diversity of digital experience, these were visionary CD-ROMs that, in the words of games critic Jenn Frank ...

Sunday, December 14th, 2014 5:45 p.m.
at BAM Rose Cinemas

As part of Migrating Forms—presented at BAM and co-organized by BAMcinématek Film Programmer Nellie Killian and Los Angeles-based writer and curator Kevin McGarry—Lance Wakeling's completed Field Visits for Chelsea Manning will be given its world premiere.

A 2014 Rhizome Commission, Field Visits is the final video in ...

Friday, December 12th, 2014 7 p.m.
at the New Museum

Fifteen years after the turn of the millennium, artist Perry Chen invites audiences to join him in exploring the phenomenon and legacy of Y2K as an inquiry into our entanglement with technology and its rapidly increasing complexity. This evening's event is presented in anticipation of the upcoming release of ...