FW: Re: Re:
a selection from Rhizome's ArtBase
Curated by Luis Silva for Rhizome
With works by MTAA, Carlos Katastrofsky, Susana Mendes Silva, and others.
Predating the internet itself, email has become a mass communication tool as well as a pillar of contemporary computing culture. The artists featured in this exhibition consider the ways email has become an unquestioned part of our lives; and their diverse works push the traditionally prescribed uses of thie ubiquitous technology. All works are selected from Rhizome's ArtBase.
FW: Re: Re: takes the form of an email. The exhibition will exist solely in people's inboxes and will last until its moved to the trashe or filed and forgotten.
Email God, 2005
Mail a Virus!, 2005
Susana Mendes Silva
Email Flyer Project, 2006
In conjunction with the exhibition FW: Re: Re:, a "ghost" will haunt Rhizome's discussion forums. To participate, use the below username and password to access the account.
a one-month email haunting of rhizome.org (aka firstname.lastname@example.org)
user name: email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org)
11-07-2008 to 11-08-2008
at the New Museum
New York, NY 10002
Rhizome exhibitions are supported, in part, by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and the Rockefeller Cultural Innovation Fund.