Find out how to enable new forms of collaboration between the sciences, engineering and the arts, design and humanities

Colleagues We are pleased to announce the publication of the new Leonardo MIT Press ebook with the report from the SEAD white papers study funded by the NSF. The report includes some 73 abstracts, 55 white papers submitted by the international community with some 150 participants. We thank the members of the community for their …

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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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Data Dramatisation in Paris

Colleagues Andrew Blanton and I, as part of our ArtSciLab collaborations will be presenting and performing the data from two of the projects = Connected Brain Dramatisation= with Gagan Wig, Scot Gresham Lancaster, Tim Perkis, Max Schich all of University of Texas at Dallas – Antractic Night, with Ruth West, Lifan Wang, Scot Gresham Lancaster …

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On The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite

Colleagues   Here is a draft review for comment of The Rehearsal of Space and The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite by Edgar Martins Roger Malina   Reflections on the Space Age and Space Culture in reaction to Edgar Martin’s project : The Rehearsal of Space and The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite. …

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Leonardo at 50 : the first decades

Colleagues I gave a talk today via skype in Cambridge, UK at Kettle’s Yard conference on White Heat: art, science and social responsibility in 1960s Britain ( see details below) My Talk was a reflection of 50 years of the Leonardo Journal- the journal was conceived when my father Frank Malina met Robert Maxwell, the owner …

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CALL : VIDA 16.0 Art and Artificial Life International Awards

Colleagues I have agreed to serve on the Jury for the VIDA 16.0 Art and Artificial Life International Awards this year. We have a long connection with VIDA since we started publishing the work of artists involved in artificial life in the late 1980s- we also published a special section for the VIDA tenth anniversary http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/leon.2008.41.1.6#.U4900fldVhw  …

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Cultivating Creative Thinking: Stories from the Field

SIGGRAPH 2014 Panel Cultivating Creative Thinking: Stories from the Field Summary Creative thinking across disciplines is what distinguishes the perfunctory from the inspired.  Hear reflections from renowned individuals whose work depends on successful integration of arts and sciences in different ways.  Inventors, artists, engineers, leaders all, will reflect on organizational and individual creativity and what factors nurture …

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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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Data Dramatisation and Cognitive Innovation ?

The UTD ATEC ArtSciLab ( artscilab.utdallas.edu ) is part of the new European COGNOVO consortium on Cognitive Innovation http://cognovo.eu/  CogNovo is an Innovative Doctoral Programme, funded by the EU Marie Curie initiative and Plymouth University, to foster research training in the emerging field of Cognitive Innovation. CogNovo offers transdisciplinary training that combines scientific studies of …

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