Leonardo Education and Art Forum (LEAF)

As a program of Leonardo/ISAST, the Leonardo Education and Art Forum (LEAF) promotes the advancement of artistic practice, academic scholarship, and practice-led research by providing practitioners, educators, and students a national and international forum for dialogue at the intersections of art, science and technology.

LEAF supports Leonardo/ISAST in fostering arts practice, academic scholarship, art research, practice-led research and pedagogical work in art, science, and technology.

LEAF is open to all individuals interested in the issues addressed by Leonardo. Join LEAF by sending an introductory email with your biography to the LEAF Forum or send a brief biography to LEAF Chair Ruth West at leaf@leonardo.info.


2019 - 2021 Chair: Ruth West 

LEAF International Representative: Andrés Burbano

Past LEAF Chairs: Alan Boldon (2017 - 2019) JD Talasek (2016), Suzanne Anker (2015), David Familian (2014), Adrienne Klein (2013), Patricia Olynyk (2011, 2012), Ellen K. Levy (2010), Joseph Lewis (2009 co-chair), Victoria Vesna (2009 co-chair), Nina Czegledy (2009 co-chair), Andrea Polli (2008), Eddie Shanken (2007), Amy Ione (2006), Ioannis Yessios (2005)


JOIN the community in the LEAF Google group