No Bad Memories

About → Artist CV

Rachel Simone Weil is an electronic artist and historian whose work critiques and rewrites nostalgia for 20th-century computers and video games.

Selected exhibitions

Tender Mystic Hotline at C0MPUT3R P$Y3NT0L0GY
Barbie Gets with the Program

Selected performances

  • Vector Game + Art Convergence (2014)
    Interaccess in Toronto, ON CANADA
  • Dallas Videofest (2012)
    Dallas Museum of Art in Dallas, TX USA
  • Blip Festival (2011)
    Eyebeam in New York City, NY USA
  • Sanrio Mobile Pop-up Tour (2010)
    I ♡ Video in Austin, TX USA
NES glitch art projected behind artist Talk to Animals at Blip Festival

Selected talks

  • Homebrew, hacking, and history (2019)
    MAGFest at Gaylord Convention Center in Oxon Hill, MD USA
  • Meet me in the Astrocade: Peace, love, and 8-bit hardware hacking (2018)
    Joy of Coding at De Doelen in Rotterdam NETHERLANDS
  • After After Dark: Building strange screensavers with Javascript (2017)
    NodeConf EU at Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny IRELAND
  • Keynote: Pink Crap (2017)
    R-CADE Symposium at Rutgers-Camden University in Camden, NJ USA
  • 8-bit bandwidth: Designing new networks for obsolete game consoles
    Radical Networks at Chemistry Creative in New York City, NY USA
  • Keynote: Looking back at girls' games (2015)
    IndieCade at Ivy Substation Theater in Culver City, CA USA
  • Zero Zero: The future... we're there! (2015)
    The Theresa Duncan CD-ROMs at The New Museum in New York City, NY USA


  • Texas A&M University, BA Chemistry
  • University of Texas, MFA Design