CALL FOR PAPERS: Leonardo Special Issue: From Artificial Intelligence to augmented wisdom
Deadlines: August 16, 2023; Proposal submission; October 31, 2023; Final manuscript submission
Organized by: Leonardo & Zhuangshi: Journal of Art and Design; The Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University
Title: From Artificial Intelligence to augmented wisdom: How can we co-create the future for a healthy planet?
Editorial Advisory team: Diana Ayton-Shenker, Roger Malina, Termeh Rassi, Wu Qiong, Fang Xiaofeng,
The velocity of development in AI and its application is exponential. The health of our planet will depend on our ability to go from artificial to augmented, from intelligence to wisdom. We need to co-create solutions for the future and design for the unintended consequences of using increasingly advanced technologies.
Leonardo, in collaboration with Zhuangshi Journal of Art and Design, invites proposals exploring these themes for publication in a special bilingual issue of Leonardo. We welcome submissions from all disciplines and, in particular, are interested in the following questions:
What are some emergent lessons from art, science, and technology that can prepare us for what is to come?
Looking to the future, what will make our connections human and humane?
How do we protect against techno-determinism/utopianism, and how do we guard against resistance to change?
Can AI imagine?
How does AI impact learning?
What does it mean to co-create with technology?
Proposals and Inquiries
Please send a title, abstract (100–250 words), and short bio (max. 200 words) in English to firstname.lastname@example.org with "AI Global Call [Your Title]" in the subject line by August 16, 2023. Selected authors will be notified by August 31, 2023, and invited to submit developed manuscripts to Leonardo by October 31, 2023. Selected submissions will be published pending peer review in early 2024.
General articles (1500–5000 words): may include theoretical, historical, or critical writing on the special issue's subject, such as history, critical theory, arts practice, activism, politics, and education.
Technical articles or Illustrated artists' articles/notes (1500–5000 words): analyzes current work or body of work from either the artist's perspective or that of an interlocutor/collaborator/researcher, or as a co-authored piece.
Statements (up to 2000 words, 1–2 pages): short writings that disseminate key new results, ideas, and developments in practice, including curatorial statements
Artist statements (200 words): with 1–3 images
Interviews (1–3 pages): in the statement format
Speculative or experimental writing/projects (600–3500 words)
Multimedia supplements: additional materials or experimental works to be included as online supplements to contributions (max. of 3 files up to 1GB).
Experimental Media: Larger experimental media projects will be considered on a case-by-case basis.