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Dr. Roger F. Malina is granted Executive Editor Emeritus

The Board of Directors of Leonardo/the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology has granted to Dr. Roger F. Malina the position of Executive Editor Emeritus, effective January 1, 2024. This is the highest honor that Leonardo can bestow, and is in recognition of Dr. Malina’s years of leadership and dedicated service to the organization as its founder and long-serving Executive Editor of Leonardo Journal. Dr. Malina will continue his service, with the opportunity for Leonardo to continue to benefit from his experience and expertise, on the Editorial Advisory Board.

The Mindful Mona Lisa: Quantum Cloud of Leonardo’s Alchemy

In the above image (Codex Atlanticus 520r, c. 1490) Leonardo writes:

“Body born of the perspective of Leonardo Vinci, disciple of experience.  Let this body be made not with examples of another body but only with simple lines.”

This is one of his greatest declarations of respect for esperienza, meaning both experience and experiment.

Leonardo's 2023 Book List

As the year comes to a close, we've curated this short list of our top book recommendations and favorite reads of 2023. These carefully selected books transcend the ordinary, inviting you to explore the intersections of art, science, and technology through the eyes of visionaries. Dive into the pages of this curated selection tailored for inquisitive minds.

55 Years of Impact: Discover the Untold Chapters of Leonardo's Legacy

Imagine a journey that began in the vibrant streets of Paris in 1966 with just a single, pioneering idea—to bridge the realms of art, science, and technology.

What began as a list of artists and scientists scribbled on the back of a napkin has grown into a global, transdisciplinary network of scholars, artists, scientists, technologists, engineers, and thinkers spanning over 135 countries.