1 million $ awarded to 11 art science projects by NAS Keck Futures

Colleagues Some really good news  (for a change ?) the US National Academies have just awarded a million dollars to 11 projects in art and science. Here is the listing and details Congratulations to the award winners ! Now lets go change the world !! Roger Malina The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative – a …

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Training Methods for Transdisciplinary Collaboration: Manizales, Columbia..call for key resources

Colleagues We are delighted to announce that the panel that Mauricio Mejia, Andres Roldan and I submitted for ISEA Manizales has been accepted for this June 2017. ( see isea http://isea2017.isea-international.org/ ) The title is:  Training Methods for Transdisciplinary Collaboration: Best Practices  and Didactics for Team Work  An annotated critical bibliography of collaboration references will be …

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Pirate Intellectuals Unite: Leonardo Reviews Starts the New Year Fighting

Colleagues Leonardo Reviews is pleased to announce this month’s reviews posting. http://leonardo.info/reviews/reviews2010.php If any of you have published books they would like reviewed, or group exhibitions or events- contact Michael Punt, Editor in Chief of Leonardo Reviews at the web site: http://www.leonardo.info/ldr.php I would mention Gary Hall’s excellent “Pirate Philosophy” reviewed by Rob Harle , …

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Machine Art in the 20th Century: Broeckmann on disruption of human subjectivity

Colleagues First a happy new year , but here is some interesting new thinking from colleague Andreas Broeckmann, who has just published his new book Machine Art in the 20th Century in the Leonardo Book Series. He argues that systems thinking and ecology have brought about a “fundamental shift in the meaning of technology, which has brought …

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UTDallas to be known as a STEAM school: 6 new ATEC faculty positions announced

Colleagues  We have a new university President at University of Texas at Dallas: Richard Benson.  https://www.utdallas.edu/president/ In his state of the university presentation :  XXX “He told the audience that he wants the University to be known as a STEAM school — one that is not only focused on science, technology, engineering and math, but …

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6 new art technology and emerging media faculty positions

Colleagues I announced last month the 6 PhD fellowships in art science tech at UTD Dallas ( see below the deadline is jan 15). This is to alert you that six ( yes SIX) new tenure track faculty positions are about to be announced by our new Dean Anne Balsamo:  The school web site is …

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Is STEM to STEAM a new idea, vapour ware or or just hot most air ?

Colleagues Announcing a YASMIN discussion on STEM TO STEAM     ( if you are not part of the YASMIN mediterranean art science tech community join the discussion list at :  http://www2.media.uoa.gr/yasmin/ Note- the lists hosted at the University of Athens include a Discussion list and an Announcement list – sign up to the discussion list only …

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PHD Fellowships in art-science-technology: one month to deadline

Colleagues One month to deadline for applications for 4 year PhD scholarships in art-science-technology- humanities-, including STEM to STEAM areas. The fellowships include two years of fellowships and two years of Teaching Assistantships to teach the teachers of STEAM…. This includes PhD applications for the ArtSciLab which is directed by Roger Malina and Cassini Nazir: http://artscilab.atec.io/  The School of …

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Escape from Planet Trump to far side of moon , test plans found. NOT A HOAX

Dear Colleagues A few weeks ago I announced plans to help people migrate to the far side of the moon. The goal was to escape Planet Trump. Experts told us the far side of the moon is radio quiet and there will be no twitter access there for at least a millenium. Astronomers are planning …

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Looking for amazing new art-sci-tech PhD students

Colleagues We are looking for a few new amazing PhD students in Art/Technology/Emerging Media and Communication at the University of Texas at Dallas. A number of 4 year PhD funded positions are availabe ( two years of a fellowship, two years of a TA ship)..deadline January 15 2017. PhD applicants who are interested in the …

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