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GLOBAL WARNING Symposium Videos Now Available for Viewing

Video documentation of the talks from Day 1 of the GLOBAL WARNING Symposium are now available for viewing. The two-day symposium, which took place September 16–17, 2010, in conjunction with the 2010 01SJ Biennial in San Jose, CA examined the interconnectedness of ideas and actions and the current relationships between art-making, science and ecology. A group of distinguished artists, scientists and policy-makers presented and examined case studies of collaborative environmental art projects. Find out more


Next LASER: 5 October 2011, Palo Alto, CA (Stanford)

Attention San Francisco Bay Area readers! Join us for the next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), 5 October 2011, at Stanford University. Feature presentations include "What the Next Phase of the Web Could Mean" by Henrik Bennetsen, "Knitting Code" by Rachel Beth Egenhoefer, "My Life Among the Patterns" by Trudy Myrrh Reagan and "Makrokosma Bali" by Wayne Vitale. Find out more

Leonardo Education and Art Forum at ISEA 2011
16 and 17 September 2011, Istanbul, Turkey

The Leonardo Education and Art Forum will be hosting two workshops at ISEA 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey. Brain Drain/ Brain Gain (16 September), led by Nina Czegledy, will provide the opportunity to discuss new strategies and models of production adopted by professionals and students working at the intersection of art, science and technology in the face of transforming economic and cultural landscapes. The Transdisciplinary Visual Arts, Science & Technology Renewal Post-New Media Assimilation Workshop (17 September) will provide a forum for addressing and sharing experiences and difficulties encountered while developing transdisciplinary art-science research and when teaching and meshing curricula from diverse fields. Find out more


Join YASMIN - Mediterranean Art Science Technology Network

Leonardo/OLATS, co-sponsor of YASMIN, invites you to join the YASMIN community of artists, scientists and engineers cross-linking in the Mediterranean Region and beyond. YASMIN has an announcement list where you can post your art/science/technology events and publications as well as a discussion list where you can propose a discussion on hot topics. YASMIN is volunteer powered. Moderators include Pau Alsina, Guillermo Munoz, Nina Czegledy, Monica Bello, Dimitris Charitos, Soussi Houssine, Ricardo Mbarkho and Roger Malina. Find out more


Donau Universitat Krems Renews Affiliate Membership

Leonardo/ISAST is pleased to announce that the MediaArtHistories program at Donau Universitat Krems has renewed its affiliate membership with Leonardo/ISAST. The postgraduate program MediaArtHistories at the Department for Image Science at Donau Universitat Krems offers a two-year low-residency M.A. degree and is based on the international praxis and expertise in curation, collecting, preserving & archiving and researching in the media arts. Find out more

Opportunities and Community Announcements

Call for Participation
Hypothesis: An Art/ Science Fair at The Lab, San Francisco

The Lab invites artists, scientists, writers, musicians, performers, theorists, and other makers to participate in Hypothesis: An Art/ Science Fair to be held on November 5, 2011 in conjunction with the Bay Area Science Festival. Participants will present their practice in the form of a traditional science fair display, using the “scientific method” to: define a question or concept, gather information and observations, form a hypothesis, explain experiments and processes, analyze data or processes, and draw a conclusion. Find out more