South African art/tech artist Marcus Neustetter wins 2015 World Technology Network Award

Colleagues We are delighted to announce that South African Artist Marcus Neustetter has won the 2015 Artists Award at the World Technology Awards http://www.wtn.net/summit-2015/world-technology-awards-winners Marcus Neustetter is an artist, cultural activist, and producer who explores the intersection of art, science, and technology on the African continent and beyond. Neustetter is known for designing large scale public …

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Leonardo Podcast: WATER IS IN THE AIR: Physics, Politics and Poetics of Water

New Podcast from LEONARDO: WATER IS IN THE AIR: Physics, Politics and Poetics of Water http://www.mitpressjournals.org/page/podcast_episode24_LEON Jean-Marc Chomaz, Mikael Fernström, Sean Taylor, Annick Bureaud, and Roger Malina on Water Is in the Air (Leonardo e-book series): http://www.amazon.com/Water-Is-Air-Politics-Leonardo-ebook/dp/B00IFNMLKQ the authors – Jean-Marc Chomaz, CNRS research director at the École Polytechnique Hydrodynamics Laboratory (Ladhyx) and professor at …

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Interview of Bruno Giorgini and Mariateresa Sartori on their artscience project on Physics of the City

I have just interviewed Bruno Giorgini and Mariateresa Sartori ( the interview is in french) He is a physicist and she an artist and they have been collaborating on a project at IMERA in Marseille on the Physics of the City:   http://www.imera.fr/index.php/fr/mediatheque/article/18-mediatheque/614-giorgini-bruno.html   Mariateresa , the video artist explains:   The idea is to …

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Interview of Scot Gresham Lancaster

Here is my interview of sonification artist Scot Gresham Lancaster. He talks about sonifying plasma physics data, tidal data in Venice. and human movement in the city of Marseille. http://www.imera.fr/index.php/fr/mediatheque/article/18-mediatheque/610-gresham-lancaster-scot.html Here is his IMERA project description Imagine researchers monitoring ongoing experiments or researching system that are made up of extremely large amounts of data, that …

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Artist Ruth West work with genomics and other sciences

Artist Ruth West has a long practice involving working with scientists and creating new ways of visualising and navigating scientific data recent examples at : http://merc-art-science.blogspot.com/2011/06/ruth-west-san-diego-interdisciplinary.html See details on Atlas in Silico at: http://www.atlasinsilico.net/gallery.html and on utube ATLAS in silico is a physically interactive virtual reality installation. It fuses art and emerging technologies with pioneering …

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Artist Rachel Mayeri on her Art for Non Human Primates

Artist Rachel Mayeri, http://www.rachelmayeri.com/ with Jean Pierre Dautricourt on her IMERA residency in the Primatology Center Her project is to make art works for other primages http://www.imera.fr/index.php/en/media-library/article/18-mediatheque/167-mayeri-rachel.html Given the state of permanent crisis in regards to species extinction and the complex relationship between human and non-human primates, especially within the realm of scientific inquiry on …

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Artist Natalie Settelies and Plant Geneticist Stephen Tonor

Artist Natalie Settelies and Plan Geneticist Stephen Tonor talk about art science collaboration on a “Social Sculpture” project http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwYNmn1UY4c&context=C2ae48ADOEgsToPDskLpvMcQGq4_NSwjUadepaW- Natalie Settles, artist in residence, Tonsor Lab for Plant Evolutionary Genetics, University of Pittsburgh; adjunct assistant professor, School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania andStephen Tonsor, associate professor, Plant Evolutionary Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Artist Rebecca Kamen on Art and Chemistry

Artist Rebecca Kamen in Art and Chemistry Rebecca Kamen is an artist and Professor of Art, Northern Virginia Community College presents work for the international year of chemistry – work derived from the “cosmology” of the chemical table of elements http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGWL4VwplYY&context=C280acADOEgsToPDskIHwIbNzWZKBsuYRnDjuo5e

Chemist Richard Weiss on Science for Art Conservation

Richard G. Weiss, is Professor of Chemistry at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. talks about Science for Art Restoration Collaboration http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py-WgMRPPSk&feature=uploademail Scientific discoveries that arise from science applied to an art application