Bringing artists and scientists together:
The "Scientific Delirium Madness" Art/Science Residency
Leonardo/The International Society for Arts, Sciences and Technology and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program (DRAP) collaborate on the annual “Scientific Delirium Madness” Art/Science Residency brings together artists and scientists for a month-long retreat in the Santa Cruz Mountains. During the course of the residency, artists working in a variety of media will work closely with scientists working in various disciplines to explore and transform the boundaries of art and science.
Each year, six of the world's distinguished scientists and six forward-thinking artists are selected from hundreds of applicants and nominees to participate. During the course of the residency at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, CA, choreographers, composers, writers, visual artists, physicists, biologists and engineers will work alongside one another to expand their own work and to inspire others.
In addition to collegial time, the artists and scientists contribute to a regular series of blogs, LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) events organized by noted cultural historian Piero Scaruffi, an Open House/Open Studio public gathering at the Djerassi Program, papers and a special section in the journal Leonardo.
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Updated 22 December 2016