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Leonardo @ SIGGRAPH 2009

Join members of the Leonardo community at SIGGRAPH 2009 in New Orleans, LA, for the Leonardo/SIGGRAPH 2009 Art Reception and Special Issue Release Reception (Tuesday, August 4, 2009) and the Leonardo Town Hall / Birds of a Feather Session (Thursday, August 6, 2009). Find out more

Next LASER: August 12, 2009, SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA

Attention Bay Area readers! Join us for the next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), August 12, 2009 at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, CA for feature presentations by David Stork (Riicoh Innovations) "When Computers Look at Art: Rigorous Image Analysis in Humanistic Studies of the Visual Arts"; Darlene Lim (NASA) "Learning by Doing: A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Scientific Training of Moon and Mars Bound Astronauts"; Irene Chien (Berkeley Center for Innovation) "Embodied Gaming from Dance Dance Revolution and Wii to Biofeedback Gaming"; and Laura Granka (Stanford University and Google) "Applying Ethnography to Search". Find out more


Leonardo Education Forum at ISEA 2009, Belfast

Join Andrea Polli, Nina Czegledy, Daniella Reimann and members of the Leonardo Education Forum (LEF) at the 15th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), August 29, 2009 in Belfast, Ireland. Topics for discussions will include "The role of research in media art & science & technology", "The Role of Curricula: Mapping the Terrain" and "The Role of Institutions: Institutional / Organizational". Find out more


Call for Papers: Leonardo Music Journal 20 (2010) -- Improvisation

Improvisation has been a critical component in many forms music around the world throughout most of history and is an essential quality of human intelligence that extends far beyond the borders of art. It remains, nonetheless, a controversial subject in contemporary Western music: detested and denounced by such titans as Pierre Boulez and John Cage, embraced with equal fervor by others, and seriously misunderstood by many. For Volume 20 of the Leonardo Music Journal we welcome papers on aspects of improvisation in music, art and the general realm of decision-making -- especially texts addressing the interplay of improvisation and technology. Find out more


Place a Display Ad in a Leonardo Electronic Publication

Get noticed on Leonardo's newly re-designed web site and newsletter! Promote your organization, project or event in a Leonardo electronic publication utilizing bold graphics and text to make sure your message is seen by many. Cross-platform package deals are also available. Leonardo/ISAST Associate and Affiliate Members receive a 20% discount on ad placements. Find out more