The Leonardo Electronic Almanac calls for papers

SPEED, DROMOLOGY, AND IVISIBILITY - January 31, 2012

abstract deadline

 

Are we moving from the futurist’s speed through contemporary dromology to the disappearance of the human body? What are the future trajectories of a continuous process of acceleration? Is the disappearance of the body through artificial speed a process of invisibility or that of a visibility through acceleration?

http://www.lanfrancoaceti.com/2012/01/speed-dromology-and-invisibility/

 

Call for art projects to Science Center / Siste påminnelse: Utlysing etter kunstprosjekt til Vitensentere

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Individual Artists and artists groups are invited to participate in an open competition for the two art projects “VITAMIN” and “SCENEROMMET”. The art committee would like to receive ideas for the mentioned projects.

The art committee would like the ideas to:

- Affect INSPIRIA`s business and expand the reflection field of INSPIRIA to the public and employees.

- Take advantage of the potential that lies in the center's character and energy.

Colleen Macklin lecture/exhibition and Parsons NanoBioArt student exhibition @ CNSI

 

January 10 marked the opening of Art|Sci Artist in Residence Colleen Macklin's exhibition at the winter North | South mixer. Included in this was some of her recent experiments and prototypes, including the debut of a new playable prototype of a two-player game for the iPad. Colleen also gave a guest lecture at Victoria Vesna's UCLA course Hybrid Worlds: Nano-Biotech Plus Art which was free and open to the public.

Science gallery wins €1m award to set up global network

DUBLIN’S SCIENCE Gallery has received a €1 million award from Google to establish a network of similar galleries in cities around the world. The gallery is already in negotiations with Moscow and London as possible locations with other possibilities including New York City and Singapore.

 

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The Art and Science of Speed Dating

When the first of my 14 dates sat down across from me, my stomach turned a bit. I’d never been speed dating before. What if I got 14 rejections? After all, we came from such different backgrounds! Luckily my fears were completely unfounded. On Thursday night, PositiveFeedback, an initiative of the Earth Institute, the Center for Creative Research at NYU, and the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, brought together artists and climate scientists (or climate science writer in my case) for a round of speed dating. The goal?

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