See you in Denton, Texas Oct 6 for Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous

Dear Colleagues, Please join us for the upcoming LASER (Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous) at University of North Texas on October 6, 2016! EVENT Bonding with Bots | The Art + Science of Human-Robot Interaction FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Light refreshments. DATE Thursday, October 6, 2016 TIME 5:30P – 7:30P — 5:30 PM Mix …

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Creative Disturbers meet at Yuri’s Night April 13 in Dallas Texas

Creative Disturbance is excited to announce we will be hosting a party for Yuri’s Night next month! We will be celebrating Yuri Gagarin, the first human launched into space, while listening to podcasts, recording podcasts, and even observing other media related to the “firsts” in space. The party will be from 8 p.m. – 2 …

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Call for Nominations for FRANK J. MALINA ASTRONAUTICS MEDAL

FRANK J. MALINA ASTRONAUTICS MEDAL Dear Colleagues ,   The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) would like to kindly remind you that the Call for Nominations for the Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal is still open till Friday 12 February 2016 and we kindly encourage you to consider nominations.   The Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal recognises outstanding contributions to space education …

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Giving birth to new media molecules: Salut au monde! Jurgen Claus

Colleagues Jurgen Claus writes this poetic elegy about media as an ocean we must learn to navigate, sail and re purpose- that is being published as an Editorial in Leonardo Journal Roger Malina   Salut au monde! Giving birth to new media molecules Editorial by Jürgen Claus © ISAST “The technicalities matter a lot, but …

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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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Sign the Manifesto of the Committee to Abolish Outer Space

Colleagues My friend Morehshin Allahyari send me this intriguing link to the Manifesto of the Committee to Abolish Outer Space By SAM KRISS http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/manifesto-of-the-committee-to-abolish-outer-space/   Morehshin and I are discussing a project to represent dark matter in new ways , with 3D printing (as a number of artists are already doing- And as a space scientist …

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Call for Papers: Histories, Theories and Practices of Sound Art – Leonardo Electronic Almanac March 1 deadline

Histories, Theories and Practices of Sound Art – Leonardo Electronic Almanac Senior Editor: Lanfranco Aceti Editors: James Bulley, John Levack Drever, Morten Søndergaard Call for papers Traditionally, the curator has been affiliated to the modern museum as the persona who manages an archive, and arranges and communicates knowledge to an audience, according to fields of …

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Call for papers – Leonardo Symposium at NETSCI: Arts Humanities and Complex Networks due March 29 2015

Call for papers – Arts Humanities and Complex Networks due March 29 2015 Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks — 6th Leonardo satellite symposium at NetSci2015   http://artshumanities.netsci2015.net/ taking place at the World Trade Center Zaragoza (WTCZ) in Spain, on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Abstract: ^ For the sixth time, it is our pleasure to bring …

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Leonardo Thinks: Louise Poissant on “Performance Arts and Effects of Presence,”

“Performance Arts and Effects of Presence,” Leonardo Editorial by Louise Poissant Just Accepted http://www.studioxx.org/en/louise-poissant In the last few decades, a multitude of technology-driven figures and interventions have radically transformed the practice and diffusion of performance arts, and more broadly, any live art. Problematics have emerged with the advent of these new technological “partners” that, in …

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Announcing the Art and Earth Science Channel on Creative Disturbance

Colleagues   We are pleased to announce the Art and Earth Sciences  Channel on Creative Disturbance http://creativedisturbance.org/channel/art-and-earth-science/ This is one of several STEM to STEAM channels that will be announced. Art and Earth Science Hosted by Susan Eriksson Artists have used the Earth as inspiration and as subject matter for millennia. This channel will highlight …

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