In her joint position as Executive Director of Rhizome and Adjunct Curator at the New Museum, Cornell tracks developments in contemporary art and emerging technology. She oversees and develops Rhizome’s programs which support art creation, criticism, exhibition and preservation. In April 2010, she launched the annual conference Seven on Seven which facilitates collaborations between artists and leading programmers. Cornell recently curated Free, a major exhibition for the New Museum which opened in fall 2010. She has also co-curated exhibitions including The Generational: Younger Than Jesus; theMuseum’s inaugural exhibition Unmonumental; and has curated a solo show of works by Young-Hae Change Heavy Industries. In addition to her exhibitions at the New Museum, Cornell organizes the monthly New Silent Series, which includes performances, screenings, and conversations, and has featured artists such as Ryan Trecartin, W.A.G.E., Emily Roysdon, Trevor Paglen, Nao Bustamante, among many others. 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 based in Brooklyn.