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March 15, 2009

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Next LASER: April 8, 2009
Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is a series of lectures and presentations on art, science and technology organized by Piero Scaruffi on behalf of Leonardo/ISAST. Join us for the next LASER at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, CA, with feature presentations by Warren Sack, Hassan Elahi, Chris McKay and Marty Banks. FIND OUT MORE


Now Available: Leonardo 42:1
Lanfranco Aceti shows art's power to counter the official histories of war and allow the reconciliation of the irreconcilable; Dawn Whitehand's sculpture and installations draw on patterns from the cosmic to the subconscious; in performance, installations and film, Phillip Warnell considers the body as both place and subject, with the help of bioenergy, animal magnetism and a little X-ray vision; Ann Elias compares the strategies and anxieties of two early champions of concealment, in their U.S. and Australian environments. All this and more in the current issue of Leonardo. FIND OUT MORE


LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial
Renews Affiliate Membership

LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial was created in 2007 as an interdisciplinary space intended to foster artistic exchange and promote relations between society, art, science, technology and creative industries. It is, further, a center for research, training and artistic and technical production, as well as for the public exhibition of new forms of art and industrial creation. LABoral arose as a response to the need in Spain for a space dedicated to artistic experimentation. The group is also involved in the development of emerging activity by creators who make use of new tools offered by current Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Leonardo/ISAST welcomes LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial as a returning Affiliate Member. FIND OUT MORE


Call for Submissions: ACM CREATIVITY & COGNITION 2009
Everyday Creativity: Shared Languages and Collective Action, October 27-30, 2009, Berkeley Art Museum, CA, USA. We invite submissions for: Full Papers, Art Exhibition, Live Performances, Demonstrations, Posters, Workshops, Tutorials, and Graduate Symposium. Keynotes: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Professor of Psychology & Management, Claremont Graduate University, Calif., USA; JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, Director, Allosphere Research Laboratory, Calif., USA; Jane Prophet, Professor of Interdisciplinary Computing, Goldsmiths University of London, UK. All submissions will be peer reviewed. Printed proceedings, published by ACM Press, will be available at the conference and will be included in the ACM digital library. Submission deadline: April 24, 2009. FIND OUT MORE

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