Wherein the operating instructions for the Djerassi artist-scientist residency come to you one random sentence at a time
The following are a selection of the wishes for the future generated by visitors to Djerassi's Open Studios/Open House event on July 16:
I wish we/I could learn from our/my past mistakes!
Stability and diversity for all.
I wish my sister could find peace and self love.
I wish that Donal Trump would become impeached.
Honey bees flourishing in all their glory.
I wish for whole-heartedness and insight, for wit and detail, for connection to others.
In honor of LEONARDO's milestone anniversary, MIT Press is offering a discount on journal subscriptions.
I am making a dance that asks the audience to imagine the future. The following wishes for the future were generated from my personal studio practice with dancer Elizabeth Chitty, as well as in collaboration with the other Djerassi Residents:
I wish that everything was not so expensive.
I wish I wasn’t afraid of the unknown.
I wish for a future where everyone moves their body.
I wish I had a better relationship with my Dad. I wish I actually knew him.
Join Leonardo this year at the SIGGRAPH 2017 conference and view the annual special Leonardo SIGGRAPH journal issue featuring new Art Papers, and for the first time in SIGGRAPH history, the Art Gallery that is dedicated exclusively to works by Latin American artists and designers.
While we were in residence at Scientific Delirium Madness a large fireball was seen in the sky over Palo Alto. Actually it was seen from San Francisco down to Los Angeles at the same time and it made it to Nevada and Utah before breaking up. The standard news took a few days to debate what the slow, glowing, giant comet-mass was. Delta Aquarid Perseid Meteor Shower ice ball? Flaming commercial airliner death ball? Off track or off map space junk?