Slow Innovation..CONEXIONES IMPROBABLES ..art.science.creativity.innovation,entrpreneurs,jobs and ??

Colleagues After the relaunch of ARTSCATALYST in new facilities in London …http://www.artscatalyst.org/ , here comes a relaunch of  CONEXIONES IMPROBABLES in Spain…it is fascinating to see the evolving ideas and methods in the art science tech community and the proliferation of new hybrid spaces. The ecology of diverse spaces, boundary spaces, with socially embedded approaches is …

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Art/Science under the Oceans- call for examples of art science projects

Colleagues In our current ‘snapshot’ update of the SEAD study ( http://www.mitpressjournals.org/page/NSF_SEAD Steps to an Ecology of Networked Knowledge and Innovation: ) one of the areas that we noted was the growth of the number of marine biology stations hosting artists in residence= one artist who just completed a residency at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography in San …

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Leonardo Thinks: Data Seams and Data Dramatisation

Colleagues Angus Forbes has just published this editorial in Leonardo Journal- there is an interesting grown in research and practice that looks at data vizualisation in a larger context of what is sometimes called data dramatisation- there are new jobs for data curators and data architects emerging ! roger malina   Data Seams: Curating Conversations …

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The Graduate School mess in Art and Design and….. in Art Science and Technology..and in Life in General ?

Colleagues The great news is that our art science community is growing by leaps and bounds, the bad news is interdisciplinary practice is difficult- and there are few best practices yet established !! As part of helping to understand the mess  we launched Ken Friedman and Jack Ox, Guest Editors In 2017 Leonardo will celebrate …

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CALL FOR SNAP SHOT UPDATE ON WHATS HAPPENING IN KEY PROCESSES FOR SUCCESSFUL ART-SCIENCE-TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATION

Colleagues CALL FOR SNAP SHOT UPDATE ON WHATS HAPPENING IN KEY PROCESSES FOR SUCCESSFUL ART-SCIENCE-TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATION what issues/problems that have increased in the last five years ?- we still solicit your thoughts that will be folded into the update of the SEAD report ( http://www.mitpressjournals.org/page/NSF_SEAD ) in February 2016We thought we would seed this discussion …

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Tell Washington DC what enthuses you or worries you abour recent trends in art-science-technology practice

Colleagues For a number of weeks we have been calling for your ideas of what new emerging trends are occuring in the art science technology community of practice ( 500 words and a few links on what you are obsessed or worried about that has been  a growing trend over the past five years: submit …

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Concerning Human Understanding Redux: Arguing against the term “artscience”

Colleagues I have just read Nora Sorensen’s Vaage’s article “ On Cultures and Artscience; interdisciplinarity and discourses of ‘twos’ and ‘threes’ after Snow’s Two Cultures’ http://www.nordicsts.org/index.php/njsts/article/view/38 Nordic Journal of Science and Technology Studies, Vol 3, Iss 1, p3. I am sending it to her for comment and posting this draft here Roger Malina July 19 …

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Is International Affairs and Political Science an Emerging Trend in art-science ?

Colleagues Here is a draft input to the SEAD report 5 year update ( on enabling new forms of collaboration between Science Engineering Art and Design) for comment and discussion https://seadnetwork.wordpress.com/ This came up in a discussion with Annick Bureaud who is working with Emmanuel Mahe in Paris on a french report on emerging trends …

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UT Dallas is looking for a distinguished scholar in the history of modern and contemporary art

Colleagues It is with great pleasure that I bring to your attention a call for applications for Edith O’Donnell Distinguished Chair of Modern and Contemporary Art and Aesthetics This is the fourth of five new distinguished chairs in art history in our new EODIAH Institute for Art History. We have just filled the chair in …

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Virtual Africa Alert: Help create and art and technology center in Cameroons West Africa

Dear Colleague This is to bring your attention, and solicit your crowd-funding support, for an unusual and worthwhile art/technology project in.. Cameroons Africa. Yvan Tina, who runs our Virtual Africa channel on Creative Disturbance (  http://creativedisturbance.org/channel/virtual-africa/ ) has done a podcast with Al Banda who were were put in touch with through Ira Greenberg here …

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