Yuri’s Night Birthday Parties Go PPPP Balistic

Thanks for your birthday wishes-Christine and my 70th birthday parties have now started at:  http://yurisnightdfw.com/ The party party has started under the PPPP ( Post Pandemic Provocation Party of Anarchists, Dada ists, Futurists and other artists who will change the history of ideas without intending ) If you would like to be invited to the face …

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Post Pandemic Provocations by ArtScientists (PPPandas)

Colleagues we know your email boxes are full of email gonorrhea– this email is not infectious-trust us-hah- thank you jack ox for sharing your on line course materials on the YASMIN list- open access sharing is what we need in the gift exchange culture of the yasmin villages that will emerge happy and productive after the …

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Happy Happy Birthday Hannes Leopoldseder

This is a short video greeting to Hannes Leopoldseder for his 80th birthday born March 27, 1940 in St. Leonhard near Freistadt https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hannes_Leopoldseder A founder of ars electronica, which he was a driving visionary- As we moan about the covid19 situation, Hannes understood that we need artists, designers and humanities scholars on tv as well as the doctors, politicians …

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We Are Tired of Painting Dead Fish; A call to Bio Artists to work on COVID19 solutions

We are tired of painting dead fish:  how can the arts contribute to the necessary phase changes of human civilizations ? Roger F Malina: To be presented, virtually, at Texas A and M University for the conference: American Art of the Sixties: Visual and Material Forms in a Transnational Context” March 24-26 2020: https://www.aa60s.org/ Some …

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Invitation to all outer space enthusiasts to Yuri’s night in Dallas Sat April 11 2020

You and your friends are cordially invited to attend:A Yuri’s Night Party! (yurisnight.net/about/)  WHEN? Saturday April 11, 2020 from 4pm-11pm to get an invitation email me at rmalina@alum.mit.edu WHY?In Celebration of all Humans in Space! (+ a 70th Birthday Celebration for Roger & Christine Malina)   and we will be displaying the work of Space Artists ! …

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Create a Minor Disturbance Dec 8 to Lasso 2I/Borisov with carbon nanotube ropes

Colleaguesour friends and colleagues michael punt Rita ,Cachao, Edith Doove, Hannah Drayson  urge all of us to create a minor disturbance on Dec 8 They urge you to corral the forces of the universe together with 2I/Borisov, an interstellar comet which will be visiting the solar system (lassoos and lassos are acceptable  for texans if …

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Can creativity in Zero Gravity help us solve hard problems on earth ?

CREATIVE PERFORMANCE IN ZERO GRAVITY ?? Kathryn Hays and Roger Malina are working on an article for a forthcoming book :  Creative Performance in Extreme Human Environments: Astronauts and Space. (Editor Herie De Vries) We would be delighted to involve anyone interested. Contact roger.malina@utdallas.edu As humans expand on their exploration of the universe, the need …

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Celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s passing UCLA Oct 18/19 2019

Colleagues I am on my way to los angeles for the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci. Hope to see you there. I will be speaking on Saturday. Here is the fascinating schedule: https://cmrs.ucla.edu/conference/leonardo/schedule/ On May 2, 1519, a great mind was extinguished. Leonardo da Vinci, polymath and true genius of the …

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Blindfolded Texas chess grand-champion wins chess games blindfolded: just listening to the designed sounds of the pieces and moves

It is with amazement that we report that Zura Javakhadze, https://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?event=13603647 Texas grand master chess champion, in rehearsal was able to win three games totally blindfolded with no-one whispering in his ear. Scot Gresham Lancaster, Sharath Chandra Ram and the Data Stethoscope team used our theoretical taxonomy of data sonification.(details below). Each piece had a …

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Putting Theory into Practice- blinded chess grandmaster zura javakhadre Oct 5 in Dallas

Please come to our re-imagining chess performance in honor of john cage and marcel duchamp details: http://malina.diatrope.com/2019/09/17/oct-5-you-are-invited-to-play-chess-against-blindfolded-texas-chess-champion-zurabi-javakhadre-in-dallas/ And we are proud to announce the publication of our Grey Paper which provides the theoretical taxonomy for the ways we will be sonifying the data from the digital chess board- this is part of our initiative with …

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