Leonardo LABS 2018 call for Phd, MFA and MA abstracts in the art,science,technology fields

Dear Colleagues, Leonardo LABS 2018 call for PhD, MFA and MA abstracts in the art, science,  technology fields http://collections.pomona.edu/labs/   As we near the end of the academic year, we want to bring the Leonardo Abstract Service (LABS) service to the attention of students and educators. Students who will be getting an M.A., M.F.A. or …

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Yeah Jasia Reichardt you were right 50 years ago ! Announcing a major conference

Colleagues It is with immense pleasure that I bring to your attention the first major art science symposium at the US National Academy of Science, with support from Leonardo/ISAST on our 50th anniversary year ! Revisiting Cybernetics Serendipity: Creativity and Collaboration AND the opening talk will be by Marcia McNutt, President of the US National …

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Leonardo Awards for Excellence in Peer Reviewing: Rosemary Mountain, Asimina Kaniari, Nuno Correia,  Carol Bier

Colleagues As a result of 50 years of publishing work on the cutting edge, Leonardo has become the leading international peer-reviewed journal on the use of contemporary science and technology in the arts and music and, increasingly, the application and influence of the arts, design and humanities on science and technology. In the United States, …

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ArtScience Public Engagement and Citizen Science- Professional Amateurs here we come !

Colleagues Here is a great new initiative in Venice through the science gallery initiative ! https://venice.sciencegallery.com/education  MASTER IN PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND CITIZEN SCIENCE AT SCIENCE GALLERY  Breaking boundaries and creating collisions in science, art, technology and innovation As I have argued before in this blog, the emerging citizen science movement is rapidly maturing and we …

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Help Enable the Emerging Leonardos, both teams and inviduals !

Colleagues ! Subject: Leonardo has  fulfilled it’s original mission, now let’s shut it down ?! Don’t worry, we’re not shutting down quite yet—we are hoping to codesign the future of our organization with you.    My father and other kinetic artists in Paris in the 1950s wanted to show their work; they were told by …

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Announcing first Creative Disturbance Podcast in Kannada Language of Karnataka Gari Means Feather

colleagues We are delighted to announce the launch of the Gari podcast channel on Creative Disturbance https://creativedisturbance.org/channel/gari/  The podcast is spoken in Kannada, the language of Karnataka,India- the channel is Produced by ATEC MA student working in the ArtSciLab in ATEC, UTDallas ( https://artscilab.atec.io/ )- and his hosted by his father, Jayant Kaikini, in India.   …

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Call to Art Sci Tech Graduate Students; Call for proposals for funded attendance at Sackler Conference Creativity and Collaboration: Revisiting Cybernetic Serendipity

colleagues from roger malina, member organising committee,Sackler Conference Creativity and Collaboration: Revisiting Cybernetic Serendipity re PhD student conference: funding available for 60 north american graduate students   SacklerStudentSymposium_CallForSubmissions_1Pager_v4   Call for participation: National Academy of Sciences Sackler Student Fellows Symposium, March 12, 2018, Washington D.C. //// Role/Play: Collaborative Creativity and Creative Collaborations Scientists thinking like …

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The international controversies around the proliferating PhDs in Art and Design

Colleagues As you will know PhDs in Art and Design are proliferating around the planet with vary largely varying approaches- and there is much debate around the rigor that is not always being used in the variety of programs the editors for this 3 year Leonardo project are Ken Friedman and Jack Ox they bring …

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Humanities to the rescue in STEAM ? averting the tragedy of the internet

Colleagues One of the issues that has been coming up as the stem to steam discussion moving forward is how to avert the developing ‘tragedy of the internet’ by analogy with the ‘tragedy of the commons” eg see https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/05/the-tragedy-of-the-internet-commons/257290/ at the commoning charrette this last summer the group proposed a number of strategies http://patternsofcommoning.org/   …

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polymathy here we come again for stem to steam ?

Colleagues As i was visiting colleagues this summer i became aware of a resurgence of an old word : polymathy— it has an advantages over the us centric term of “stem to steam” eg discussed in: Experiences in Liberal Arts and Science Education from America, Europe, and Asia A Dialogue across Continents Editors:William C. Kirby,  …

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