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DASER Review by New Museum Associate Curator Gary Carrion-Murayari

New Museum Associate Curator Gary Carrion-Murayari writes about his experience as a panelist on a recent DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) panel hosted by the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. The theme of the discussion was Brain Science and the Cyborg: Fact, History, and Possibilities and included panelists James Giordano, Monica Lopez-Gonzalez and Jonathan Peck. Find out more


November NY LASER Cancelled
Re-scheduled for 9 December 2012, New York, NY

Due to unforseen circumstances, the November 3rd NY LASER has been cancelled. The next NY LASER is scheduled for Sunday, December 9th from 4 - 7PM. Speakers for the December NY LASER will include Charles Lindsay, a multi-media artist interested in the confluence of art, science and consciousness and Artist-in-Residence at the SETI Institute and Catherine Chalmers, a photographer and Artist-in-Residence at Imagine Science Films, an organization focused on the intersection of science, film and art. Wine + discussion @ LevyArts is hosted by the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA). Find out more

Next LASER: 12 November 2012, University of San Francisco

Join us for the next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), 12 November 2012, at University of San Francisco. Feature presentations include "Trashed" by artist Christina Mazza; "Sometimes Space Comes to Us: The Science of Meteorites" by scientist Derek Sears, "'Natural' Search User Interfaces" by educator Marti Hearst and "On the Edge of Culture" by artist Stella Zhang. Find out more


Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Emily Carr University of Art + Design, established in 1925, is a world leader in education and research. Encouraging experimentation at the intersection of art, design, media and technology, our learning community merges research, critical theory and studio practice in an interdisciplinary environment. Alumni and faculty are internationally recognized as award-winning creators and thought leaders who have enormous impact on both the cultural sector and the economy. ECUAD engages students, industry, and society to continuously explore and think differently about creativity and how it shapes our world. Find out more

Opportunities and Community Announcements

UK Met Office and FutureEverything Participate in EUPORIAS Project

The UK Met Office and FutureEverything are part of a new project EUPORIAS supported by the European Commission. EUPORIAS kicks off in Barcelona on 6 November 2012. Access to credible seasonal forecasts, supported by informed guidance from the science community, has potential to improve the resilience of society to climate variability and change. Art-science collaboration is at the heart of the EUPORIAS project. Find out more

Call for Papers: The 3rd Art and Science International Exhibition and Symposium 2012

The Organizing Committee of the 3rd Art and Science International Exhibition and Symposium (Beijing) invites submissions of academic papers in Chinese or English on the topic of Information Ecology Intelligence. The deadline for paper submissions is 4 November 2012. Find out more

Faculty Position, Department of Media Study, University of Buffalo

The University at Buffalo--SUNY invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Department of Media Study. The department seeks applications from candidates fluent in the cultures of a wide range of established and new media practices, and with demonstrated research strengths in media theory and history. We are open to specialists (media philosophy / science and technology studies / media activism / mobile and ubiquitous computing / software studies) and to candidates who are also practitioners. Find out more

University at Buffalo Media Study - Graduate Programs: Call for Applications

The Department of Media Study at the University at Buffalo is renowned for its pioneering contributions to film, video and sound art practices and theory. Today, Media Study adds to these existing strengths conceptual and computational media with a diversity very few art departments can match. Candidates accepted in Media Study ‘s Graduate program work together with artists, thinkers and theorists whose work and research deliver formative contributions to current practices and discourses in media arts. Application deadline: 15 January. Find out more

Neuroaesthetics Symposium, ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe

Readers are cordially invited to attend the symposium entitled "Neuroaesthetics" on 22 - 24 November 2012 at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe. The symposium, held in cooperation with the Hertie Foundation, aims at establishing a connection between current developments in the neurosciences and the arts. It tries, on the one hand, to initiate a potential way for art to gain access and draw inspiration from the neurosciences and on the other, for neuroscience to obtain novel means of articulating its experimental results. Find out more

ByoLogyc: Retreat - a future scenario come to life

This November 2 - 3 in Toronto, expose yourself to a possible future for the lifestyle biotech industry - one where a manmade pandemic designed by the ByoLogyc corporation is unleashed, and the world begins to come to an end. Four different tickets open up four unique paths through an experience that is half interactive theatre and half alternate reality game. ByoLogyc: Retreat is just one event in a larger design fiction project called ZED.TO, that explores emerging biotechnologies through transmedia storytelling. Find out more

Director, School of Arts, Media and Engineering
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at ASU

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University (ASU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the School of Arts, Media and Engineering. The director will lead an innovative school which explores interactive media and digital culture. To assure consideration applications must be received by 30 November 2012. Find out more