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Next LASER: February 10, 2010

Attention Bay Area readers! Join us for the next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), February 10, 2010, at the SETI Institute, Palo Alto, CA. Feature presentations include June Power, "A Matter of Form," John Edmark, "Geometric Patterns of Change," Carlo Sequin, "Knotty Sculptures," and Trudy Reagan, "My Life Among the Patterns." Find out more


Astronymous: For Recovering Astronomers Seeking to Re-Enter Society

Astronymous is a "twine" (on-line community tool) for professional astronomers who have dual careers both as scientists and artists, or for astronomers who have collaborated with artists on the creation of artworks. Astronymous is a project of the Leonardo Scientists' Working Group Find out more.


Leonardo Electronic Almanac: Internship Opportunities

Leonardo Electronic Almanac is looking for two skilled and enthusiastic recent graduates to join its team. One intern will work with the LEA Sales & Marketing Manager to assist in the planning, production and delivery of LEA marketing activities. The other intern will work with the Head of Projects to assist in the planning, production and delivery of LEA projects. LEA is the leading international publication in art, science and technology, part of the Leonardo, ISAST and MIT Press family. Deadline for applications is January 25, 2010. Find out more

Call for Papers
Nanotechnology, Nanoscale Science and Art

2011 is the International Year of Chemistry! To celebrate Leonardo is seeking to publish papers and artworks on the intersections of chemistry, nanotechnology and art for our on-going special section on nanotechnology and the arts. Since its inception nanotech/science has been intimately connected to chemistry; fullerenes, nanoputians, molecular machines, nano-inorganics and self-assembling molecular systems all spring from the minds and labs of chemists, biochemists and chemical engineers. If you’re a nano-oriented chemist who is serious about art, an artist working on the molecular level, or a chemical educator exploring the mysteries of nano through the arts we are especially seeking submissions from you. Find out more

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Subscribe now and get a 20% discount on a new or renewed subscription to Leonardo and LMJ PLUS a free book from the MIT Press! A Leonardo and LMJ subscription includes 5 issues of Leonardo published bi-monthly and one issue of Leonardo Music Journal + audio CD published at the end of the year. PLUS, the subscription includes associate membership in The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology which includes discounts, special invitations and more! Find out more


University of Florida Digital Worlds Institute
Joins Leonardo Affiliate Membership Program

Leonardo/ISAST welcomes the University of Florida Digital Worlds Institute as a new Affiliate Member. The Digital Worlds Institute was founded in 2001 as a partnership between the University of Florida Colleges of Fine Arts and Engineering and has grown its interdisciplinary initiatives with partners in communications and the health sciences. Founding Director James Oliverio spearheaded its first major offering in conjunction with the Global SuperComputing Conference SC2001. The resultant production, Dancing Beyond Boundaries (DBB), is still regarded as a seminal example of global-scale synchronous performing arts collaboration. Find out more

Opportunities and Community Announcements

Call for Applications:
Digital Arts and New Media MFA Program at UC Santa Cruz

The Digital Arts and New Media MFA program at the University of California, Santa Cruz is accepting applications for Fall 2010 now through February 15, 2010. This interdisciplinary, two-year MFA program brings together faculty and students from across the academic spectrum to pursue artistic and scholarly research. Find out more