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06.25.15 Liam Mathews

Net art foundation Rhizome announced on Wednesday that it is accepting proposals for the second annual edition of its microgrants program. Five artists will be selected to receive $500 each to make browser-based art. “The $500 is kind of meant to buy domain names, get you a few days off work, actually have the time […]

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10.21.14 Rhett Jones

The digital art non-profit Rhizome wants to make sure the content that artists put online will last forever and they are releasing a new tool that gets us one step closer to making that happen. Colloq is an archiving program Rhizome has been developing that saves content from the internet in a proprietary format. What […]

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07.31.14 Marina Galperina

On Sunday August 10th, art non-profit Rhizome is hosting “the city’s first Trailblazers web surfing competition” at Rockaway Beach Surf Club where eight of “New York’s web surfers will find out who can surf best!” The rules are simple: competitors have to complete a trail by going from one URL, the start, to another URL, the […]

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07.24.14 Marina Galperina

Along with their “no string attached” $10,000 International Award for Net Art and curated commissions for New York-based artists, Rhizome has announced additional opportunities for artists who make internet-based work — Internet Art Microgrants. In the spirit of our open award each year, we’d like the Rhizome community to consider a collection of compelling ideas for net-based […]

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07.16.14 Marina Galperina

Here’s a great opportunity for those committed to digital, online-based art making, despite the obvious financial difficulties the medium poses. Rhizome, Tsinghua Art & Science Media Lab (TASML), and Center for Art and Technology (CAT) announce Prix Net Art, a new $10,000 prize for internet art. The prize will recognize the future promise of an […]

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07.09.14 Marina Galperina

Remember that time Bill and Bobby slaughtered the entire Donald Duck family of humanoids? That episode when Kahn caught Connie camgirling was pretty sick too. But not really. Rhizome commissioned two New York-based artists Edward Marshall Shenk and Victor Vaughn to make these images for Dazed. Previously, the artists have collaborated on the “Oh Mirror in the sky, what is love?” exhibition, among other projects. Their […]

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01.24.14 Andy Cush

Jeff Thompson has seen more Law & Order than you. In fact, the digital artist has seen all 456 episodes of the original, non-SVU or –CI version of the show, and while watching, he took a screenshot of every computer that appears onscreen. He’ll present his findings in Computers on Law & Order, a Rhizome-funded talk at the Museum of the […]

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10.07.13 Marina Galperina

Nicolas Sassoon’s Waterfall 6 is in the window of Phillips (starting bid: $800) and it’s not as disorienting as I thought it would be. I remember when I would stare into its pulsating glowing waves online and later, fiddling Rafaël Rozendaal’s responsive gradient websites until happy. Right now, IfNoYes.com is projected in its own room at Phillips (starting bid: $4,000), with a […]

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09.10.13 Kyle Petreycik

This summer, the entire fifth floor of the New Museum was transformed into a devoted archival lab. This functioning exhibition and lab “XFR STN” allowed for any New York-based artist to set up an appointment and work together with one of the museum’s digital media archivists to carefully extract artworks from their recently antiquated storage devices. […]

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07.26.13 Marina Galperina

Rhizome — New York’s notable not-for-profit organization and new media art platform affiliated with the New Museum — just unrolled its newest list of Commissions and Tumblr Internet Art Grant Awardees. After reviewing over 250 proposals, five new media commissions and three Tumblr-spirited projects have been awarded funds. \(^-^)/ for everyone, but most of all Yung […]

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