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The Overview: Leonardo 50th Anniversary at Balance Unbalance

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Balance-Unbalance 2017 is delighted to be hosting the ‘Overview’, a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Leonardo. The Overview celebrates Leonardo’s impact by providing a transdisciplinary change of perspective on the world. The Overview is synergetic with BunB 2017’s theme: “A Sense of Place” and confronts the transcalar - the macro, messo and micro understanding of our ecologies. The Leonardo Overview Panel will take place on the 22 August. The Overview is supported by the Eden.

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Balance Unbalance (A Sense of Place)
[Arts + Sciences x Technology = Environment / Responsibility].

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The 6th edition of the Balance-Unbalance conference will be held from August 21 to 23 of 2017 in Plymouth, UK. Balance-Unbalance (BunB) is an International Conference designed to use art as a catalyst to explore intersections between NATURE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY and SOCIETY as we move into an era of both unprecedented ecological threats and transdisciplinary possibilities.

BunB2017 is produced by i-DAT in collaboration with the Sustainable Earth Institute, Art and Sound and Cognovo at Plymouth University. BunB17 is being produced in collaboration with: Beaford Arts, Eden Project, Fulldome UK, Leonardo, Plymouth City Council [DataPlay], North Devon’s UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Real Ideas Organisation, World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.

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About Leonardo/ISAST
50 Years of Celebrating the Community

Almost half a century ago, kinetic artist and astronautical pioneer Frank Malina set out to solve the needs of a community of artists and scientists working across disciplines by using the “new media” of the time: offset print publishing. As a groundbreaking, innovative venture, Leonardo represented a unique vision: to serve as an international channel of communication among artists, with emphasis on the writings of artists who use science and developing technologies in their work. The result was Leonardo, an academic journal for artists with the peer-review rigor of a scientific journal. For 50 years, Leonardo has been the definitive publication for artist-academics, and the field has gained momentum in recent years.

Leonardo's anniversary celebrations are made possible by our international partners and led by the 50th Anniversary Committee Chair Nina Czegledy.

August 22nd, 2017 from 12:05 PM to  9:11 PM
Roland Levinsky Building - Plymouth University
Drake Circus
Plymouth, DEV PL4 8AA
United Kingdom
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