Rhizome is dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology. We support artists working at the furthest reaches of technological experimentation, as well as those responding to the broader aesthetic and political implications of new tools and media.
Jones – despite his RISD BFA and art world pedigree—maintains a strong populist, mass media bent to his conceptual approach. The artist claimed, in a 2010 interviewwith the Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, to have learned the most about minimalism from Atari… Where did Tron come from if not a Lewitt grid or a Flavin neon? And where did Paper Rad come from if not video games, children’s television and what has, in today’s parlance, transformed into Tumblr aesthetics?