Roger F. Malina

Roger F. Malina is a space scientist and astronomer, with a specialty in extreme and ultraviolet astronomy, space instrumentation and optics. He served as director of the Observatoire Astronomique de Marseille Provence and was NASA Principal Investigator for the Extreme Ultraviolet Satellite project at the University of California, Berkeley.

He is also a publisher and editor in the new emerging research fields that connect the sciences and engineering to the arts, design and humanities. Since 1982 he has served as Executive Editor of the Leonardo Publications. He founded, and serves on the board of two nonprofits, ISAST in San Francisco and Olats in Paris, which advocate and document the work of artists involved in contemporary science and technology.

He is currently a Distinguished Professor of Art and Technology, and Professor of Physics, at the University of Texas at Dallas and Directeur de Recherche, for the CNRS in France. He serves as the Associate Director of ATEC. Email: rmalina@alum.mit.edu.

Books

Meta-Life
Biotechnologies, Synthetic Biology, ALife and the Arts
Water Is in the Air
Physics, Politics, and Poetics of Water in the Arts

Journal Articles

Editorial

A Call for New Leonardos

February 2008
Editorial

Intimate Science and Hard Humanities

June 2009

Letter from Leonardo's Executive Editor

August 2000
Special Section of Leonardo Transactions: Water Is in the Air

Water Is in the Air—Introduction

February 2014
Editorial

The New Leonardos

August 2001
Editorial

Alt.Art-Sci: We Need New Ways of Linking Arts and Sciences

February 2011

The Stone Age of the Digital Arts

October 2002
Editorial

In Praise of Hybridity: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Frank J. Malina

October 2013
Open Call to the Leonardo Community

Rethinking Leonardo

February 2003
Leonardo Reviews

La science n'est pas l'art by Jean-Marc Lévy-Leblond. Editions Hermann, Paris, France, 2010. 119 pp., illus. ISBN: 978-27056-6945-4

February 2012
Special Section: Global Crossings: The Cultural Roots of Globalization: The Spirit and Power of Water Project

Introduction: The Spirit and Power of Water: A Leonardo Virtual Africa Workshop

August 2003
Leonardo Reviews

What Is Science? by Sundar Sarukkai, National Book Trust, India, New Delhi, 2012. 225 pp. Paper. ISBN: 978-81-237-6367-5

October 2012
Artists' Statements

Texts by Jean-Bernard Condat Retracted From Leonardo Because of Plagiarism

August 2003
Special Section: Highlights from the IEEE VIS 2013 Arts Program (VISAP’13): Part 1

DataRemix: Designing the Datamade

October 2015
Editorial

Artists and Scientists in Times of War: A Renewed Call for Papers

June 2005
Leonardo Reviews

Une Archeologie des Media, Exhibition, Seconde Nature

April 2016
Special Section: The Aesthetic Status of Technological Art

Introduction: The Aesthetic Status of Technological Art

June 1999
Editorial

What Is the Evidence that Art-Science-Technology Collaboration Is a Good Thing?

February 2018

Transarchitectures: Visions of Digital Communities

February 1999
Endnote

Executive Summary of SEAD Exemplars: Evidence of the Value of Transdisciplinary Projects Report for the National Academies

February 2018

Les Particules Elementaires

April 1999

Robert Rauschenberg: A Retrospective

June 1999

Inventing Experience: Experiments in New Media at Interval Research

April 2000
Special Issue: Pacific Rim New Media Summit Companion

Network Theory: Art, Science and Technology in Cultural Context

August 2006
From the Leonardo Archive

From the Leonardo Archive

August 2007

Online Reviews

April 2020
by Albert-László Barabási
March 2019

Online Reviews

April 2020
by Albert-László Barabási
March 2019