Heather Corcoran Named Executive Director of Rhizome

Heather Corcoran has been named executive director of Rhizome. Currently deputy director of Film and Video Umbrella in London, Corcoran has previously worked as a curator at several new media centers including FACT and SPACE in the United Kingdom as well as Interaccess Electronic Media Arts in Toronto. Corcoran succeeds Lauren Cornell, who spent the past seven years as director, resigning this past spring to serve along with Ryan Trecartin as cocurator of the New Museum’s 2015 triennial.