"The terrain of appropriation and how copyright is applied has dramatically shifted with the web."
"Something that's at the heart of so much of the work that you're doing [referring to Michael Bell-Smith and Cornelia Sollfrank] comes out of this digital space […]. It's an area where notions of authorship and originality are blurred because things online are passing hands and are continually changing."
Executive Director, Rhizome, and Adjunct Curator, the New Museum of Contemporary Art Cornell oversees and develops Rhizome's programs, all of which serve to promote and contextualize art engaged with technology. Previously, Cornell worked as a curator and writer in London and New York. She worked in the Andy Warhol Film Project at the Whitney Museum and, from 2002-2004, she served as Executive Director of Ocularis, an organization dedicated to avant-garde cinema, video and new media. Cornell is also Adjunct Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, where she collaborates to produce exhibitions and the monthly New Silent Series.