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Next LASER: April 14, 2010, SETI Institute

Attention Bay Area readers! Join us for the next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), April 14, 2010, at the SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA. Feature presentations include Rachel Beth Egenhoefer, "Knitting Code"; Ken Eklund, "Massively Seeking Susan: Connecting Strangers Through Gameplay / ZOROP"; Phil Ross, "It's Alive!: Curating Life into the Art Realm"; and Wayne Vitale, "The Aesthetics of Oscillation in Balinese Music." Find out more


Leonardo Scholarship Opportunity
The 1st International Master in Media-Art-Histories

Leonardo/ISAST and the Department for Image Science (Danube University) are pleased to announce their new cooperative effort: a half-tuition scholarship for the Master of Arts (MA) course in MediaArtHistories, with a start date of May 2010! Through supporting the studies of a new researcher or artist, the scholarship is directed toward the goal of answering the critical challenges of the 21st century, which require mobilization and cross-fertilization among the domains of art, science and technology. Application deadline is March 29, 2010. Find out more

Artists, Scientists and Environmental Activism

The GLOBAL WARNING symposium, organized by ZER01: The Art and Technology Network, the City of San Jose Public Art Program and CADRE Laboratory for New Media at San Jose State University in collaboration with LEONARDO/ISAST, with additional support from the Montalvo Arts Center, will be held September 16–17, 2010, in conjunction with the 3rd 01SJ Biennial in San Jose, CA.This two-day symposium will examine the interconnectedness of ideas and actions and the current relationships between art-making, science and ecology. A group of distinguished artists, scientists and policy-makers will present and examine case studies of collaborative environmental art projects. Symposium participants will be invited to help advance this crossdisciplinary enterprise through their active involvement in the dialogue. Find out more


Get a 20% Discount on a Subscription to Leonardo and LMJ
PLUS a Free Book from the MIT Press

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 (Leonardo/ISAST); benefits of membership include discounts, special invitations and more! Find out more


ZER01 Joins the Leonardo Affiliate Membership Program

Leonardo/ISAST welcomes ZER01 as a new member of the Leonardo Affiliate Membership program. ZER01, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization whose mission is to inspire creativity at the intersection of art, technology and digital culture, is a platform for the exploration and presentation of work dealing with the critical issues of our time by some of the most creative minds in the world. ZER01 aims to transform San Jose/Silicon Valley into an epicenter of global cultural relevance that mirrors the creativity and innovation for which Silicon Valley is recognized. Find out more

UC Santa Barbara Media Arts and Technology Program
Renews Affiliate Membership

Leonardo/ISAST is pleased to announce that the Media Arts and Technology (MAT) Department at UC Santa Barbara has renewed its membership in the Leonardo Affiliate Membership program. MAT is a transdisciplinary graduate program that fuses emergent media, computer science, engineering, electronic music, digital art research, practice, production and theory. Created by faculty in both the College of Engineering and the College of Letters and Science, MAT offers an unparalleled opportunity for working at the frontiers of art, science and technology, where new art forms are born and new expressive media are invented. Find out more