Leonardo Education and Art Forum (LEAF) at the College Art Association
Conference – 22-25 February, 2012
Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, California
See below for Leonardo and art, science and technology panels at the
100th annual College Art Association conference in Los Angeles
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM Headlines!
Environmental News, Artist Presenters, Audience Respondents, West
Hall Meeting Room 502AB.
Chair: Linda Weintraub, Artnow Publications. Panelists: Chip Lord,
University of California, Santa Cruz , Natalie Jeremijenko, New York
University, Bright Ugochukwo Eke, independent artist , Fernando
Garcia-Lory, independent artist.
Thursday, February 23, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM Momentum: Women/Art/
Technology, West Hall Meeting Room 501ABC, Level. Chairs: Ferris Olin,
Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University and Muriel Magenta,
Arizona State University. Panelists: Jennifer Hall, Massachusetts
College of Art, Aileen June Wang, Penn State Erie, The Behrend
College, Lynn Hershman, Zach Blas, Duke University, Victoria Vesna,
University of California – Los Angeles. Discussant: Judith K. Brodsky,
Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers, The State University of New
Thursday, February 23, 2012, 12:30 – 2:00 PM LEAF Education
Roundtable: Education at the Intersections of Art, Science, and
Technology, West Hall Meeting Room 512, Level 2 . Chair: Eddie
Shanken, University of Amsterdam.
Thursday, February 23, 2012, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Leonardo/International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology
, Concourse Meeting Room 404A.
Friday, February 24, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM Is It Time to Question the
“Privileging” of Visual Art?” Concourse Meeting Room 409 AB, Level 2.
Co-Chairs: Greta Berman and Ellen K. Levy. The panel will feature
short videos by the following artists: Ellen Pearlman, Andrea Polli,
Victoria Vesna, Patricia Olynyk, Jack Ox, Stephen Vitiello, and Marcia
Lyons. Participating neuroscientists: Elizabeth Laura Seckel, postdoc
at Vilayanur Ramachandran’s laboratory, Anjan Chatterjee, Carl
Schoonover, author, Portraits of the Mind, in conversation with John
Onians, author of Neuroarthistory, and Siddharth Ramakrishnan.
Musician David Rosenboom will explore ‘brain music’ he performed
sitting on the floor with John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Chuck Berry, and Mike
Saturday, February 25, 2012 , 12:30-2 PM Sustainable Futures: New
Cultural Movements in Art + Ecology, Concourse Meeting Room 403A .
Chair: Patricia Olynyk, Chair of LEAF. Panelists: Victoria Vesna,
University of California, Los Angeles, Natalie Jeremijenko, New York
University, Andrea Polli, University of New Mexico, Sara Diamond,
OCAD University, Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison.