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Leonardo Network News Leonardo Network News The Newsletter of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology and of l’Observatoire Leonardo des Arts et Technosciences Leonardo Affiliates Leonardo Affiliates are top-ranked universities, independent  nonprofits and corporations engaged in research and creative  activities at the intersection of the arts, sciences and technology. We are pleased to feature three of our Affiliates: The Sound Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers a unique M.F.A. program in the creative use of  sound that goes well beyond the boundaries of a typical program in visual art, music or multimedia. Students may pursue  the creation and recording of audio work; the composition  of music in numerous genres; live performance, improvisation and audio installation; the integration of sound in other  media, such as video, film, performance and web-based art;  designing and building software and hardware instruments;  live and recorded electroacoustic music; and the use of distribution technologies such as radio, Internet and others. See  . The Minerva Foundation  is  a  not-for-profit,  charitable  foundation  dedicated  to  promoting  original  and  challenging approaches to the study of the visual brain. The Minerva  Foundation has three foci: (1) The Golden Brain is awarded  annually  to  an  investigator  in  the  forefront  of  research  for  original discovery of significant findings with regard to vision  and the brain, (2) the International Conference on Neuroesthetics is a gathering where cross-disciplinary scholars speak  to a particular theme related to neuroesthetics and (3) The  Minerva House Visiting Scholar Residency Program provides  an opportunity for retreat as well as exchange in a gracious  house in north Berkeley, close to the University of California.  Leonardo thanks the Minerva Foundation for their support of  the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous series at UC  Berkeley. See  . The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts offers rigorous  training in an unrivaled variety of musical styles and cultures.  This vibrant mix helps each student acquire the musical fluency to work across conventional boundaries, expand his or  her artistic and cultural horizons and develop a global creative  vision. The school offers programs at the undergraduate and  graduate  levels,  such  as  the  Performer-Composer  Program,  Composition, Jazz, Music Technology, and Musical Arts. All  interact in a lively, interdisciplinary atmosphere guided by principles of artistic excellence, experimentation, critical reflection  and independent inquiry. Students work alongside faculty to  contribute to the evolution of music practice as composers,  performers and producers who will help shape the global musical landscape of tomorrow. See  . R   endezvous (LASER) venues. In the inaugural event at UCSC,  artists, scientists and scholars laid the foundation for the series  by speaking about the intertwining of art and science. Questions  such  as  “why  art  and  science”  and  “why  now”  provide  context for the series as a local forum for presenting art and  science projects underway throughout the University of California, the Bay Area and beyond that are creative, original and  interdisciplinary in nature. UCSC is the third new LASER venue added this year. Since  its inception, the program has grown across the U.S. with LASERs now hosted at the University of San Francisco, Stanford  University,  UCLA,  UC  Berkeley  (sponsored  by  the  Minerva  Foundation) and a New York studio, in addition to UCSC. It  has also sparked a sister event series in Washington, D.C., called  DASER. The LASER series was first conceived and organized  in San Francisco in 2008 as a forum for artists and scientists to  share insights about their work with one another and with interested audience members. The event also provides participants  and attendees with time to network. For information on upcoming LASER events or information about starting a LASER  series on your campus, see  . Leonardo Education and Art Forum In conjunction with the CAA 102nd Annual Conference, to    be  held  12–15  February  2014  in  Chicago,  the  Leonardo    Education and Art Forum (LEAF) will present a panel titled  “The  Art/Science  Curriculum  in  the  Classroom  and  the  Cloud.” The panel will present examples of instruction that  brings art and science together in the university classroom.  The session will also shine a light on the ongoing Cloud Curriculum initiative of Leo  ardo/ISAST. This initiative aims to  n create a clearinghouse, in the form of an open-source wiki, to  disseminate examples of successful courses and course modules, building on ideas and methods that transcend disciplinary  boundaries, to promote the transformation of research and  educational practices. This past year LEAF led a number of Leonardo presentations and activities around the world, ranging from meetings  at the annual CAA Conference, to LASER events in New York,  to organizing a workshop  that addressed the development of  an art and science cloud curriculum based on cross-disciplinary  initiatives in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) and Science, Engineering, Art and Design  (SEAD) education at ISEA 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  LEAF promotes the advancement of artistic research and  academic scholarship at the intersections of art, science and  technology. Serving practitioners, scholars and students who  are members of the Leonardo community, LEAF is a Leonardo  Working Group focused on exchange with scholarly communities, such as the College Art Association (CAA). See  . Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous Leonardo/ISAST is pleased to welcome the new Institute of  Arts and Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz  http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Leonardo Music Journal MIT Press

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Leonardo Network News
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Leonardo Network News The Newsletter of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology and of l’Observatoire Leonardo des Arts et Technosciences Leonardo Affiliates Leonardo Affiliates are top-ranked universities, independent  nonprofits and corporations engaged in research and creative  activities at the intersection of the arts, sciences and technology. We are pleased to feature three of our Affiliates: The Sound Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers a unique M.F.A. program in the creative use of  sound that goes well beyond the boundaries of a typical program in visual art, music or multimedia. Students may pursue  the creation and recording of audio work; the composition  of music in numerous genres; live performance, improvisation and audio installation; the integration of sound in other  media, such as video, film, performance and web-based art;  designing and building software and hardware instruments;  live and recorded electroacoustic music; and the use of distribution technologies such as radio, Internet and others. See  . The Minerva Foundation  is  a  not-for-profit,  charitable  foundation  dedicated  to  promoting  original  and  challenging approaches to the study of the visual brain. The Minerva  Foundation has three foci: (1) The Golden Brain is awarded  annually  to  an  investigator  in  the  forefront  of  research  for  original discovery of significant findings with regard to vision  and the brain, (2) the International Conference on Neuroesthetics is a gathering where cross-disciplinary scholars speak  to a particular theme related to neuroesthetics and (3) The  Minerva House Visiting Scholar Residency Program provides  an opportunity for retreat as well as exchange in a gracious  house in north Berkeley, close to the University of California.  Leonardo thanks the Minerva Foundation for their support of  the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous series at UC  Berkeley. See  . The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts offers rigorous  training in an unrivaled variety of musical styles and cultures.  This vibrant mix helps each student acquire the musical fluency to work across conventional boundaries, expand his or  her artistic and cultural horizons and develop a global creative  vision. The school offers programs at the undergraduate and  graduate  levels,  such  as  the  Performer-Composer  Program,  Composition, Jazz, Music Technology, and Musical Arts. All  interact in a lively, interdisciplinary atmosphere guided by principles of artistic excellence, experimentation, critical reflection  and independent inquiry. Students work alongside faculty to  contribute to the evolution of music practice as composers,  performers and producers who will help shape the global musical landscape of tomorrow. See  . R   endezvous (LASER) venues. In the inaugural event at UCSC,  artists, scientists and scholars laid the foundation for the series  by speaking about the intertwining of art and science. Questions  such  as  “why  art  and  science”  and  “why  now”  provide  context for the series as a local forum for presenting art and  science projects underway throughout the University of California, the Bay Area and beyond that are creative, original and  interdisciplinary in nature. UCSC is the third new LASER venue added this year. Since  its inception, the program has grown across the U.S. with LASERs now hosted at the University of San Francisco, Stanford  University,  UCLA,  UC  Berkeley  (sponsored  by  the  Minerva  Foundation) and a New York studio, in addition to UCSC. It  has also sparked a sister event series in Washington, D.C., called  DASER. The LASER series was first conceived and organized  in San Francisco in 2008 as a forum for artists and scientists to  share insights about their work with one another and with interested audience members. The event also provides participants  and attendees with time to network. For information on upcoming LASER events or information about starting a LASER  series on your campus, see  . Leonardo Education and Art Forum In conjunction with the CAA 102nd Annual Conference, to    be  held  12–15  February  2014  in  Chicago,  the  Leonardo    Education and Art Forum (LEAF) will present a panel titled  “The  Art/Science  Curriculum  in  the  Classroom  and  the  Cloud.” The panel will present examples of instruction that  brings art and science together in the university classroom.  The session will also shine a light on the ongoing Cloud Curriculum initiative of Leo  ardo/ISAST. This initiative aims to  n create a clearinghouse, in the form of an open-source wiki, to  disseminate examples of successful courses and course modules, building on ideas and methods that transcend disciplinary  boundaries, to promote the transformation of research and  educational practices. This past year LEAF led a number of Leonardo presentations and activities around the world, ranging from meetings  at the annual CAA Conference, to LASER events in New York,  to organizing a workshop  that addressed the development of  an art and science cloud curriculum based on cross-disciplinary  initiatives in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) and Science, Engineering, Art and Design  (SEAD) education at ISEA 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  LEAF promotes the advancement of artistic research and  academic scholarship at the intersections of art, science and  technology. Serving practitioners, scholars and students who  are members of the Leonardo community, LEAF is a Leonardo  Working Group focused on exchange with scholarly communities, such as the College Art Association (CAA). See  . Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous Leonardo/ISAST is pleased to welcome the new Institute of  Arts and Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz 

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