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Next LASER: 3 August 2011
Palo Alto, CA (Stanford University)

Stanford University is now hosting bi-monthly convenings of the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) series. Join us at Stanford University for the next LASER, Wednesday, 3 August 2011. Feature presentations include "Massively Seeking Susan: Connecting Strangers Through Gameplay" by Ken Eklund; "Space-Time Traveling in the Here and Now: How Did We Get Here and What's Next?" by Jonathan Trent; "The Simultaneous Opposites Engine" by Robert Edgar; and "Dynamic Form" by Cindy Stokes Find out more

Leonardo at SIGGRAPH 2011
7-11 August 2011, Vancouver, Canada

SIGGRAPH 2011, in collaboration with Leonardo/ISAST, features artists and artwork while also examining artists’ processes, theoretical frameworks for art-making, and the context of art in society. Authors of the SIGGRAPH 2011 Art Papers will present their work in 20-minute sessions with five minutes of Q&A on Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 9:00-10:30 a.m. at the SIGGRAPH 2011 conference in Vancouver. The Art Papers, as well as visual documentation of the works exhibited in the SIGGRAPH 2011 Art Gallery Tracing Home, will be published in a special issue of Leonardo (Vol. 44, No. 4) to be released in conjunction with the SIGGRAPH conference. SIGGRAPH 2011 attendees are invited to attend the special issue release reception on Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 2-3:30 p.m. in the Art Gallery. Find out more


Leonardo 44:4 Special SIGGRAPH Issue Now Available

This special issue of Leonardo is published in conjunction with the upcoming SIGGRAPH conference (Vancouver, 7-11 August 2011). Join us for a special issue release reception on Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 2-2:30pm in the Art Gallery. Inside Leonardo 44:4: SIGGRAPH 2011 Art Papers and Tracing Home Gallery: a selection of art work and papers from the 2011 SIGGRAPH Conference and Art Gallery that explore not only artists and artwork but also the processes and theoretical frameworks for making art and contextualizing its place in society. Find out more

Leonardo Music Journal Call for Papers
Volume 22: Acoustics

Immersed as we are in electronically mediated sound, at the end of the day---whether it's coming from ukuleles or earbuds---sound reaches us through acoustic pressure. The sheer physicality of sound, and its quirky interaction with our sense of hearing, has driven many a composer and sound artist to go back to the "year zero" in music---before the codification of melody, rhythm and harmony---and explore fundamental aspects of the physics and perception of sound. Find out more