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Rhizome champions born-digital art and culture through commissions, exhibitions, scholarship, and digital preservation. Founded by artist Mark Tribe as an email discussion list including some of the first artists to work online, Rhizome has played an integral role in the history of contemporary art engaged with digital technologies and the internet.

Since 2003, Rhizome has been an affiliate in residence at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City. Together, New Museum, Rhizome, and NEW INC, the first museum-led incubator founded by New Museum in 2014, explore the future of contemporary art and technology.

Rhizome Staff: Makayla Bailey, Executive Co-Director • Mark Beasley, Lead Developer • Michael Connor, Executive Co-Director • Kayla Drzewicki, Program Assistant • Dragan Espenschied, Preservation Director • Briana Griffin, Community Designer. (2023)


  • The Art Happens Here: Net Art Anthology, eds. Michael Connor, Aria Dean, and Dragan Espenschied, forew. Zachary Kaplan, intro. Michael Connor, New York: Rhizome, 2019, 444 pp. Essays by manuel arturo abreu, Josephine Bosma, Megan Driscoll, Ceci Moss, Lila Pagola, Paul Soulellis, Elvia Wilk. TOC. [1] [2]. Reviews: Quaranta (Camera Austria), Weisburg (Brooklyn Rail).

On Rhizome[edit]


  • Net Art Anthology. Presented by Rhizome, 2016-2019. Retelling the history of Net Art from the 1980s through the present day by restaging and contextualizing one key net art project per week. [3]