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December 15, 2008

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In Memoriam: Jean-Marc Philippe
We are saddened to announce the passing of Jean-Marc Philippe, who died November 12, 2008. Philippe was a Parisian artist and research engineer who received the 1987 Leonardo New Horizons for Innovation Award for his shape-memory alloy sculptures. His most recent project KEO, a satellite designed to stay in orbit for 50,000 years containing messages from inhabitants of Earth, continues to be carried out by project assistants. FIND OUT MORE


Join Leonardo Education Forum at CAA
The Leonardo Education Forum (LEF) will participate in the upcoming College Art Association Conference, Feb. 25-28, 2009, in Los Angeles, CA. LEF-sponsored events include a business meeting, the special session: "Shifting Paradigms in Media Art, Science and Technology Education in a Global Context" and a special visit to the UCLA Art|Sci Center. FIND OUT MORE

Next LASER: January 12, 2009
Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is a bimonthly series of lectures and presentations on art, science and technology organized by Piero Scaruffi on behalf of Leonardo/ISAST. Join us for another exciting LASER at the downtown campus of San Francisco State University with feature presentations by Steve Wilson, Paul Rabinow, Dor Abrahamson, Kavita Philip and Beatriz da Costa. FIND OUT MORE


Leonardo/Olats Co-Sponsors REDCATSUR Network for Latin America
Co-sponsored by Leonardo/Olats, REDCATSUR is a newly established network of artists, scientists, engineers, theoreticians and institutions promoting communication and collaboration in art, science and technology around Latin America. REDCATSUR welcomes discussions and critical analysis in the field of art, science and technlology around Latin America as well as information on events, artists' works, organizations' programs, projects and initiatives. FIND OUT MORE


Call for Submissions: BioLogic
We are pleased to announce a forthcoming special issue of Leonardo, presented in collaboration with SIGGRAPH 2009. The 2009 issue will feature SIGGRAPH 2009 Art Papers and the SIGGRAPH 2009 Juried Art Gallery, "Biologic: A Natural History of Digital Life." FIND OUT MORE

Transactions Offers New Service
Transactions is a section in the print journal Leonardo that publishes fully refereed papers on a fast track to disseminating key new results, ideas and developments in practice. Transactions now offers Research Announcements, a service that electronically publishes papers as soon as they are submitted while they are still under review, enabling very fast announcements of new research results and artworks even before the normal peer review process has taken place. FIND OUT MORE


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