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Leonardo Affiliate Program
New Directions and Benefits

The Leonardo Affiliate Program is a growing community of leading universities, nonprofits and corporations engaged in research and creative activities at the intersection of the arts, sciences and technology. Organizations may now participate in the Leonardo Affiliate Program at the Affiliate or Senior Affiliate level, which includes increased benefits and value. Leonardo Affiliates are now able to propose, plan and implement new Leonardo programs, events and projects; pursue joint funding and collaborative research and creative activities; present the research and creative work of faculty and students in Leonardo publications and more. Leonardo Affiliates are key partners in shaping the direction of Leonardo/ISAST and the future of Art/Science. We invite organizations to join the Leonardo Affiliate Program as we embark on a new era of participation. Contact us by 29 February and receive a 10% discount on your organization's new membership in the Affiliate Program. Find out more

LMJ Editorial Board Welcomes New Members

Leonardo Music Journal welcomes four new members to the LMJ Editorial Board: Christoph Cox, Yan Jun, Andrea Polli and Tara Rodgers, who have been enlisted to help bring expertise in emerging areas of sound work, such as Phonography, Sound Art, Circuit Bending, Experimental Pop Music, and Sonification, while also extending the journal's reach into new communities, voices and viewpoints. LMJ Editor in Chief Nicolas Collins expressed his gratitude for the many years of valuable support of LMJ Founder and Board Member Larry Polansky, and LMJ Editorial Board Members Jody Diamond, Marc Battier and Ricardo dal Farra, who are stepping down from their posts this year. Find out more

Journal Articles Now Available Pre-Publication Through Early Access System

Leonardo is pleased to announce a new early access publication service through MIT Press by which accepted Leonardo and Leonardo Music Journal articles are made available to subscribers after successful completion of peer review but prior to their publication in print. Leonardo publications are being restructured to be web centric and to accelerate the distribution of reliable peer-reviewed articles. Professionals in the art, science, technology field -- both authors and readers -- will benefit from this early access program of accepted articles. Articles forthcoming in Leonardo 45:2 are now available to subscribers on the MIT Press web site.


Panel Discussion: "Then and Now: Circa 1980-2012+"
29 February 2012, San Francisco State University

A panel discussion, "Then and Now: Circa 1980-2012+," in association with the exhibition "SmARTspace at the Intersection of Art and Technology" (conceived by the late Steve Wilson) will feature Leonardo Executive Editor Roger Malina along with Ken Goldberg, Gail Wight and former Leonardo Board Member Meredith Tromble. Find out more

Upcoming LASER: 12 March 2012, San Francisco, CA (USF)

Discover new dimensions at the next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), 12 March 2012, at Stanford University. Feature presentations include "Music that Moves: The Art and Neuroscience of Effective Performance" by neuroscientist/soprano Indre Viskontas, "Making the Invisible, Visible: Discoveries Between Art and Science" by artist Rebecca Kamen, "Are There More Dimensions of Space?" by physicist Shamit Kachru and "Tweets in Space" by artist Scott Kildall. Find out more


Supplemental Material: "Proposal for the Center for the Study of the Force Majeure," by Helen and Newton Harrison

In August 2011 Helen and Newton Harrison received approval to establish the Center for Force Majeure Studies on the campus of UC Santa Cruz. Their accepted proposal is provided as supplemental material on the MIT Press web site to accompany the article "The Harrisons: Talking and Remembering," an interview between the Harrisons and Peter Selz, published in Leonardo 45:1 (2012). Read the Proposal

Opportunities and Community Announcements

Digital Art and Computer Gaming Emphasis

Full-Time Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position, Department of Art and Art History at San Jose State University. Seeking qualified candidates for a tenure track position in the newly formed Art, Technology and Media program, which is a merger of two programs formerly known as Spatial Art (sculpture) and Digital Media Art. Graduate MFA, MS, or PhD degree in a field related to Gaming required. Find out more

Morphonano: Works by Victoria Vesna and James Gimzewski at the Beall Center for Art + Technology, UC Irvine

MORPHONANO marks a decade of an artistic collaboration (2002-2012) of media artist Victoria Vesna and nanoscientist James Gimzewski. Their work is focused on the idea of change and consciousness at the intersection of space-time and embodiment. Participants interact with the works in mindful ways, resulting in rich visual and sonic experiences within a meditative space. By reversing the scale of nanotechnology to the realm of human experience, the artist and scientist create a sublime reversal of space-time. Find out more

Associate/Full Professor Chair Position
College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an Associate Professor/Professor/Chair of Digital Media Design and Production for Live Performance to design, research, teach major’s courses, devise and implement curriculum, and recruit BFA and MFA students. This is a full-time, nine-month position. Find out more