Rhizome Receives $600,000 Grant from Mellon Foundation for Online Archiving Tool

Rhizome, which focuses on the preservation and promotion of digital art, has received a grant to fund its Webrecorder archiving tool. Currently in beta, Webrecorder digitally archives website interfaces, photos, video, and other "rich" content, making it ideal for storing online and social media–based artworks.


Maximiliano Duron, “Rhizome Receives $600,000 Grant from Mellon Foundation for Online Archiving Tool,” ARTnews, January 4, 2016, http://www.artnews.com/2016/01/04/rhizome-receives-600000-grant-from-mellon-foundation/

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Ryan Steadman, “Web Art Institution Receives Largest Grant in 20-Year History,” New York Observer, January 5, 2015, http://observer.com/2016/01/web-art-institution-receives-largest-grant-in-20-year-history/

Noelle Bodick, “Richard Prince Sued for Copyright Infringement (Again), Rhizome Awarded $600K, and More,” BLOUIN ARTINFO, January 5, 2015, http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/1306763/richard-prince-sued-for-copyright-infringement-again-rhizome

“Rhizome Wins $600,000 Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,” Artforum, January 4, 2016, http://www.artforum.com/news/id=57170

Brian Boucher, “Rhizome Wins $600,000 Mellon Foundation Grant to Archive Dynamic Web,” artnet News, January 4, 2016, https://news.artnet.com/art-world/rhizome-wins-mellon-foundation-grant-401906

Nancy K. Herther, “Webrecorder Makes Web Preservation Personal,” Information Today, September 6, 2016, http://newsbreaks.infotoday.com/NewsBreaks/Webrecorder-Makes-Web-Preservation-Personal-113354.asp