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Next LASER: May 11, 2009
Attention Bay Area Readers! Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is a series of lectures and presentations on art, science and technology organized by Piero Scaruffi on behalf of Leonardo/ISAST. Join us in San Francisco for the next LASER with feature presentations by Alva Noe, Bruce Damer, Zann Gill and Jamie McHugh. FIND OUT MORE


Leonardo Education Forum at the Imagen Festival, Manizales, Colombia
The Imagen Festival in Manizales, Colombia, is an annual event exploring contemporary practices in media arts creation. Join the Leonardo Education Forum (LEF) at the Imagen Festival for a public meeting Thursday April 23, 2009, 3:30 to 4:30 pm. LEF participants will include Felipe C. Londoño, Meredith Tromble, Nina Czegledy, Andres Burbano and Claudio Rivera Seguel. FIND OUT MORE

April YASMIN Discussion: New Media: User's Behavior, Social Systems and the Body Politic
The April YASMIN discussion will explore how (new) media can affect local behaviors related to creativity and innovation within a social context and the link between politics and user behavior. FIND OUT MORE


New Leonardo Gallery Section
Social Fabrics: Wearable + Media + Interconnectivity

As media becomes a more intuitive part of our experience as humans and the technologies themselves vanish into furniture and walls as well as pockets and fabrics, wearable technology art will continue to do the opposite: to make connections with the palpable, the fantastic, the self-consciously mechanistic, and the intractably organic aspects of the body as dynamic interface. View the Social Fabrics: Wearable + Media + Interconnectivity gallery curated by Susan Ryan on Leonardo On-Line (also available in the current print issue Leonardo 42:2, April 2009). FIND OUT MORE

20% Discount Offer on New Subscriptions to
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LABS Call for Submissions
Leonardo Abstracts Service (LABS), consisting of English-language, Spanish-language and Chinese-language databases, is a comprehensive collection of Ph.D., Masters and MFA thesis abstracts on topics involving the intersection between art, science and technology. Individuals receiving advanced degrees in the arts (visual, sound, performance, text), computer sciences, the sciences and/or technology that in some way investigate philosophical, historical or critical applications of science or technology to the arts are invited to submit abstracts of their theses for consideration. Next deadline for submissions: June 30, 2009. FIND OUT MORE

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