Ai
Weiwei
Artist
Ai Weiwei is an artist and activist whose work encompasses sculpture, installation, photography, film, architecture, curation, and social criticism. His art has been featured in major solo exhibitions at venues including the Mori Art Museum, Tate Modern, and the New Museum. He was the recipient of the Václav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent from the Human Rights Foundation in 2012.
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Jacob
Appelbaum
Independent Computer Security Researcher
Jacob Appelbaum is an independent computer security researcher and hacker, and core member of the Tor Project. He represented Wikileaks at the 2010 Hope conference, and, as a confidant of the former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, was among those who gained access to documents for public release during the 2013 global surveillance disclosure.
Trevor Paglen
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Mike Krieger
Stanya Kahn
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Rus Yusupov
Hannah Black
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thricedotted
Martine Syms
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Gina Trapani
Liam Gillick
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Nate Silver
Camille Henrot
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Harlo Holmes
About
Seven on Seven
Presented by Rhizome, the Seven on Seven conference pairs seven leading artists with seven luminary technologists, and challenges them to make something new together – be it an application, artwork, provocation, or whatever they imagine – over the course of a single day. They unveil their creations, and discuss their process, at this intimate public event.

The 2015 edition is now over! Join us again in spring 2016.
About
Rhizome
Rhizome is an art and technology organization based on the internet, and an affiliate organization of the New Museum. It supports contemporary art to create richer and more critical digital cultures, through programs online and off – including commissions, exhibitions, events, an online journal, and an archive of over 2000 born digital artworks.

http://rhizome.org
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2015 Feature Project
Ai Weiwei & Jacob Appelbaum
Panda-to-Panda

With artist Ai Weiwei unable to travel outside of China, and Jacob Appelbaum (a lead Tor Project and Wikileaks member) advised not to enter the US, this Seven on Seven pair met under unique circumstances at the artist's studio in Beijing. Over the course of two days they made the collaborative artwork Panda-to-Panda, comprised of twenty toy pandas from which the stuffing was removed and replaced with shredded Snowden documents and an SD card (contents unknown, supplied by Appelbaum). Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras documented the duo and her film The Art of Dissent, published by the New York Times, tells the story.

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Laura Poitras with Kate Crawford Keynote
Martine Syms & Gina Trapani
Trevor Paglen & Mike Krieger
Stanya Kahn & Rus Yusupov
Liam Gillick & Nate Silver
Camille Henrot & Harlo Holmes
Hannah Black & thricedotted
7th Edition: Empathy & Disgust
May 2, 2015 at the New Museum
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Participants
Ai Weiwei
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Jacob Appelbaum
Trevor Paglen
&
Mike Krieger
Stanya Kahn
&
Rus Yusupov
Hannah Black
&
thricedotted
Martine Syms
&
Gina Trapani
Liam Gillick
&
Nate Silver
Camille Henrot
&
Harlo Holmes
2015
2014
2013
2013
LDN
2012
2011
2010
2015 Feature Project
Ai Weiwei & Jacob Appelbaum
Panda-to-Panda

With artist Ai Weiwei unable to travel outside of China, and Jacob Appelbaum (a lead Tor Project and Wikileaks member) advised not to enter the US, this Seven on Seven pair met under unique circumstances at the artist's studio in Beijing. Over the course of two days they made the collaborative artwork Panda-to-Panda, comprised of twenty toy pandas from which the stuffing was removed and replaced with shredded Snowden documents and an SD card (contents unknown, supplied by Appelbaum). Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras documented the duo and her film The Art of Dissent, published by the New York Times, tells the story.

More 2015 Participants
Laura Poitras with Kate Crawford Keynote
Martine Syms & Gina Trapani
Trevor Paglen & Mike Krieger
Stanya Kahn & Rus Yusupov
Liam Gillick & Nate Silver
Camille Henrot & Harlo Holmes
Hannah Black & thricedotted
About
Seven on Seven
Presented by Rhizome, the Seven on Seven conference pairs seven leading artists with seven luminary technologists, and challenges them to make something new together – be it an application, artwork, provocation, or whatever they imagine – over the course of a single day. They unveil their creations, and discuss their process, at this intimate public event.

The 2015 edition is now over! Join us again in spring 2016.
About
Rhizome
Rhizome is an art and technology organization based on the internet, and an affiliate organization of the New Museum. It supports contemporary art to create richer and more critical digital cultures, through programs online and off – including commissions, exhibitions, events, an online journal, and an archive of over 2000 born digital artworks.

http://rhizome.org
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