Rhizome champions born-digital art and culture through commissions, exhibitions, scholarship, and digital preservation. Founded by artist Mark Tribe as a listserve 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 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, Co-Executive Director • Mark Beasley, Lead Developer • Michael Connor, Co-Executive Director • Kayla Drzewicki, Program Assistant • Dragan Espenschied, Preservation Director • Briana Griffin, Community Designer • Celine Wong Katzman, Curator. (2022)
- Laurel Ptak, "Interview with Mark Tribe, Founder, Rhizome", Art Spaces Archives Project, Apr 2010.
- Maximiliano Durón, "A Net Art Pioneer Evolves With the Digital Age: Rhizome Turns 20", ArtNews, 1 Sep 2016.