Peace Water Power: Leonardo 50th in New Zealand

Colleagues Leonardo 50 birthday wishes to the gathering in New Zealand today ! He wai….He ngao..He Rangimari   and thanks to Ian Clothier and our New Zealand colleagues for this amazing event[- wish I could teleport ! Roger Malina   Leonardo 50th Anniversary in New Zealand at SCANZ18 A special Leonardo 50th Celebration with a …

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Was Marcus Vitruvius Pollio right ?: what’s possible in the 21st century in transdisciplinary collaboration that wasnt possible in Rome ?

Colleagues, We are living in an interesting time of unstable vocabularies, sometimes an indicator of a growing successful community of practice .This is true of only because new terminologies are the bread and butter of funding agencies and reputation management strategies of emerging professionals. Electronic Art, Digital Art, new Media Art, Art and Technology, STEM …

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What Is New Under the Sun: Oral Futures to the Rescue of all those who worry.

  Colleagues Pier Luigi Capucci is publishing the papers from the fantastic Leonardo 50th birthday party   and the art*science 2017 – The New and History conference in Bologna (Italy), July 3-5 2017 (  http://malina.diatrope.com/2017/05/14/artscience-leonardo-50th-birthday-party-in-bologna-italy-july-3-5/   ) Here is a final draft of my paper for comment criticisms and suggestions. As part of this, he asked us to …

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Frank J Malina Astronautics Medal, Call for Nominations

2018 Call for Nominations   The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce its 2018 Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal that recognises outstanding contributions to space education by an educator who promotes the study of astronautics and space science. The call for nominations for the Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal is addressed to IAF member organisations …

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emerging role for design methods in transdisciplinary practices, for pre publication peer review

Colleagues A collaboration led by Prof Mauricio Mejia of Universidad of Caldas has just submitted this paper to ISEA 2018 in Durban South Africa. We hope the paper will be accepted but will be working as a group to develop this work. We solicit suggestions, critiques or offers of collaboration on the problem of our …

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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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