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27 December 2019    Happy Holidays from the Leonardo Network! 
The Leonardo Network Newsletter is a biweekly publication of Leonardo/The International Society 
for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (Leonardo/ISAST), bringing news and opportunities to readers interested in the creative spaces where art and science intersect.
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HOLIDAY READING LIST
Glide through the holidays and skate into the new year with Leonardo.

Help yourself to our Free Article Downloads of 2019.
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In every journal issue, we feature free and open access articles. Find out more
 
Let Leonardo Reviews help you find the next book to read.
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Leonardo Reviews is a scholarly review service published since 1968 by Leonardo/ISAST. It is the work of a dedicated team of editors led by editor-in-chief Michael Punt and a panel of about eighty reviewers drawn from artists, scholars and other leading professionals across the world who are working at the edge of research into the convergence of the arts, science and technology. Find out more
 
Enjoy free access to Leonardo Electronic Almanac.
LEA-coverPublished by The MIT Press and led by editor-in-chief Lanfranco Aceti, LEA publishes recent work and critical discussion on topics of current relevance and encourages contributions from scholars, artists, scientists, educators and developers of new technological resources in the fine arts and media arts. Find out more
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This year Leonardo supporters like you have already helped us grow the programs you enjoy and further access to our publications around the world. Together, we can do more. Help us continue this work by donating to our Page. Every gift raised helps us sustain and expand our initiatives to support our community and solve global issues.
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SIGGRAPH ART PAPERS IN LEONARDO JOURNAL
Deadlines: 14 January–23 January 2020

The SIGGRAPH Art Papers program brings together communities of researchers and practitioners working at the intersections of art, design, humanities, science, and technology. Proposals can be submitted in one of six categories: 1) Project description; 2) Contemporary computational art, including theory/criticism; 3) Methods/techniques of creative practices; 4) Media Art History/Media Archaeology of Artifacts and the Arts; 5) Experimental Design Practice; and 6) Indigenous and Aboriginal Communities, Arts, and Technology. Find out more
ASU NOW INTERVIEWS LEONARDO/ISAST CEO DIANA AYTON-SHENKER
Working together, ASU-Leonardo champions the convergence of  arts, sciences, and technology for the benefit of all. What do you get when you bring together art, science, and technology? A powerful way of galvanizing people, says Diana Ayton-Shenker. Read the full interview here and see the ASU-Leonardo initiative page.
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2021 SCIENTIFIC DELIRIUM MADNESS
Deadline: 16 March 2020

Each year writers, artists, composers, choreographers, filmmakers and scientists are awarded the gift of time and space: a one-month residency through partnership with Leonardo/ISAST and Djerassi Program on 583-acre ranch in Northern California's Santa Cruz Mountains. All at no cost to the artists. Applications are open now
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NEW ON JUST ACCEPTED
Leonardo Just Accepted publishes recently accepted manuscripts online in anticipation of their publication in the Leonardo journal. Among the manuscripts that have been published ahead of print to the Leonardo Journal Just Accepted page of the MIT Press website are the following:
“New Prospects for Information Theory in Arts Research” by Alan Marsden, and “Reordering the assemblages of the digital through art and open prototyping” by Drew Hemment. Find out more
PREORDER IN LEONARDO BOOK SERIES:
MATERIAL WITNESS: MEDIA, FORENSICS, EVIDENCE BY SUSAN SCHUPPLI

MaterialWitness_coverIn this book, Susan Schuppli introduces a new operative concept: material witness, an exploration of the evidential role of matter as both registering external events and exposing the practices and procedures that enable matter to bear witness. Organized in the format of a trial, Material Witness moves through a series of cases that provide insight into the ways in which materials become contested agents of dispute around which stake holders gather. Find out more
LEONARDO MUSIC JOURNAL VOLUME 29 NOW AVAILABLE
LMJ29_coverLeonardo Music Journal is devoted to aesthetic and technical issues in contemporary music and the sonic arts. In this issue, writers interpret virtual reality with musical expression, generate rhythms of DNA and sonify vibrations of the body, and explore sonic-cyborg performance, soundscape composition, instruments that measure the melting Arctic, and more. And includes the latest offering from the LMJ audio series—an exciting sampling of works chosen by guest curator Andrew Smith and accompanied by notes from the composers and performers. Find out more
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A MESSAGE TO SPACE—SUPERCOLLIDER GALLERY 
18 January–8 February 2020, Inglewood, California

SUPERCOLLIDER, formerly the Nook Gallery, launches its 2020 science inspired initiative with A Message to Space, a multimedia exhibition bringing diverse space themed artworks to Los Angeles. Demonstrating an interdisciplinary history, experience, and phenomenology of aerospace studies, this exhibition presents the Space Art DNA Time Capsule, an art project that will store crowdsourced drawings and messages on synthetic DNA and then rocket the DNA to outer space in 2023. The gallery will provide drawing materials for guests to submit works during the opening. Find out more
SOMARTS RECODING CRIPTECH EXHIBITION
24 January–25 February 2020, San Francisco, California

SOMArts proudly announces the second exhibition in the 10th Curatorial Residency season, Recoding CripTech opening Thursday evening, 23 January 2020. Curated by Vanessa Chang and Lindsey D. Felt, Recoding CripTech reimagines enshrined notions of what a body can be or do through creative technologies, and how it can move, look, or communicate. Co-sponsored by Leonardo/ISAST. Find out more
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LASER_logoThe Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) series features short lectures and presentations on art, science and technology. Find out more
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Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 7:00–9:30 p.m.
2130 Fulton Street, Fromm Hall - Berman Room
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94118, U.S.A.
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WORLD-WIDE-WALKS / PETER D'AGOSTINO:
CROSSING NATURAL-CULTURAL-VIRTUAL FRONTIERS

This book presents Peter d'Agostino's World-Wide-Walks project, providing a unique perspective on walking practices across time and place considered through the framework of evolving technologies and changes in climate. Chapter 8: World-Wide-Walks / between earth & sky / Donegal documents the Leonardo/Olats Lovely Weather project and is an adaptation of the article published in Leonardo journal. Find out more
CALL FOR ENTRIES: FILE—ELECTRONIC LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
Deadline: 14 January 2020

FILE is a nonprofit cultural organization that has, since 2000, been promoting exhibitions, workshops, and gatherings that seek to investigate the appropriations of the technologic media in artistic accomplishments. With annual exhibitions in São Paulo in addition to participation in national and international events, FILE is the biggest electronic art event in Latin America. For 2020, artists and researchers can submit their works in the main categories: Interactive Art, Digital Language, Electronic Sonority, Workshops, Symposium and LED Show. Find out more
ENTER THE SCALE CHALLENGE
The SCALE—Supply Chain and Logistics Enterprises—Challenge is an open innovation contest to disrupt the supply chain and logistics industry sector. The SCALE Challenge will launch 20+ companies around inventions with potential for near-term impact and plant them in Northwest Arkansas. As with CAI’s prior challenges, teams will advance promising de-risked inventions selected with rigorous due diligence by potential investors and industry experts. Find out more
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