Twine: Art-Science and Science-Art Curricula

Twine: Art-Science and Science-Art Curricula Leonardo Education Forum co chair Victoria Vesna and Leonardo Executive Editor Roger Malina are interested in examples of courses and curricula that are in the art-science field- such as courses on art and biology, art and mathematics, art and chemistry etc. We are not collecting art and new media curricula, …

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LIMITS OF COGNITION: ARTISTS IN THE DARK UNIVERSE

LIMITS OF COGNITION – MUTAMORPHOSIS 2008 text ABSTRACT Discoveries in cosmology reveal that 97% of the energy and matter content of the universe is in a form that is of an unknown nature, called dark matter and dark energy. For all of human history, our species has been studying only the same kind of matter …

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Interview of Roger Malina by Mark Peljhan April 17 2008

MP: Could you explain us the history and the main visions behind the Leonardo Organisation and its Publications , such as the Leonardo Journal, now celebrating its 40th anniversary. ? RM: The Leonardo organization was founded by a group of artists and researchers who were interested in promoting new kinds of contact between artists and …

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Art & Science: Creative Fusion now online

Art & Science: Creative Fusion, a publication from the European Commission, aims to explain the theory behind the art-science interface and illustrates this academic perspective using concrete examples.  Topics include nanotechnology, cybernetic art, information art, practical application, etc.  Also includes an interview with Roger Malina in which he discusses the New Leonardos.  Mark Peljhan is …

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LIGHT IN DARKNESS: 18 September, 2010, (7pm–2 am) 

LIGHT IN DARKNESS will be centred on lectures and debate. The American artist and writer, Elizabeth Goldring, whose own vision is impaired, will give a lecture on her ‘seeing machine’ for the visually challenged and the blind. In a symposium with artists Gunther Uecker and Olafur Eliasson and the scientists Roger Malina and Semir Zeki, …

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An Open Observatory Manifesto by Roger F Malina

We live in a world of tele-surveillance; more and more our own environment and our own selves are being observed and monitored. There is a proliferation of new devices and technologies that are used by ourselves, for instance for medical examination of our bodies, or by others to observe and control our behaviours. These devices …

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