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Barbara London

Barbara London, Champion of Video and Sound Art, Is Leaving MOMA

by Hannah Garner on September 19, 2013
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After 43 years, Barbara London is leaving MoMA on October first. Over the course of her career as associate curator of Media and Performance Art, she has guided us over the expanding landscape of new media.

Her career began in the 70s when she founded the museum’s video collection, introducing works by Nam June Paik, Laurie Anderson, and Lynda Benglis. Over the years, she has consistently exhibited new work by Chinese and Japanese artists and pioneered Internet art at MoMA: in 2001 she produced the museum’s first website art commission, Tony Oursler’s Timestream, and in 1997 created Stir-Fry, a multimedia site mapping emerging media art in China. London has made a career of championing media and sound art, forms that continue to pose institutional challenges.

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Okay, So Who’s Gonna Run Rhizome?

by Will Brand on May 7, 2012
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C’mon, who’s it gonna be? Rhizome has posted a job listing to replace Lauren Cornell as Executive Director, but nobody seems to have any idea who could replace her. The applicant would need to be familiar with net art and new media, have curatorial and/or grant-writing experience, and have the ability to bring in cash money from donors and collectors. Who fits that profile? We have no idea.

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