All Our Visited Links: “The Art Happens Here” Book Launch
Where: New Museum
212-219-1222 Price: $15
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Join Rhizome to celebrate the launch of The Art Happens Here: Net Art Anthology. This richly illustrated volume retells the history of net art from the 1980s to the present through thematic essays, interviews, and museum-quality screenshots. The book features a spread for each of the one hundred works that have been restored and are presented as part of Net Art Anthology, an online exhibition that began in 2016 at anthology.rhizome.org. It is published to coincide with the opening of “The Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics,” on view in the New Museum’s Lobby Gallery through May 26, 2019.
Hosted by book editors Michael Connor, Aria Dean, and Dragan Espenschied, the event will feature a lively series of presentations, readings, and performances, including a rare live appearance by artist Alexei Shulgin’s “cyberpunk rock band” 386 DX—a beige, worn-looking computer that “plays” rock hits by Nirvana and the Sex Pistols on a 40 MHz chip. Advance copies of the book will be available for sale.Buy tickets/get more info now