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February 2013 issue

Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. 
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WELCOME TO THE ASCI eBULLETIN: a monthly, hyper-linked listing of news, events, resources, and opportunities in the burgeoning international field of art-science-technology. 

SEND YOUR ART-SCI ANNOUNCEMENTS for the ASCI eBulletin to: "bulletin [at] asci [dot] org" by the 28th of each month. Submit basic information plus a URL or email address where full details are located. We appreciate receiving information in this abbreviated format.

THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT! new/renewing members [+univ/college professors]:

~ Patrick Visentin, digital art, biology, cosmos http://sites.google.com/site/vizolty/home
~ Ryuta Nakajima [University of Minnesota Duluth], new media art; cephalopod behavior http://ryutanakajima.com
~ Susan Alexjander, bioMusic; frequencies of nature; composer http://www.OurSoundUniverse.com
~ Vilde Vegem, artsci/culture/nature collaborative explorations [no site given]
~ Shelby Prindaville, ecologically focused 2- and 3D media www.shelbyprindaville.com
~ Olga Ast, artist/author; curator of ArcheTime project: www.archetime.net 
~ Elaine Whittaker [Concordia University, Toronto], mixed-media sculpture and installation http://etwhittaker.com
~ Kevin Jones, electroacoustic music, soundart, and speech www.kevinjones-soundart.com

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ASCI NEWS 

ASCI's VitalSigns2012 international exhibition of art inspired by our biological world was extended from Feb.5 to the 28th at the New York Hall of Science. Here's more info...

NEXT ASCI MEETING IN METAVERSE
The regular monthly meeting will be held online, in the Metaverse, on Sunday, February 24, at 10 am PST, 1 pm EST; led by your host, Flash Light.

Topics for discussion include:
* Does science need art to understand nature? (Thanks to Ellen Jantzen for suggesting this.)
http://seedmagazine.com/content/article/the_future_of_science_is_art/
*Can Second Life be art therapy for Parkinson's disease? http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2013/02/
second-life-possible-parkinsons-therapy.html

*Negotiating a truce in the war on cancer?
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130203212411.htm

Directions: If you're already registered in Metaverse, you can teleport to the meeting via http://slurl.com/secondlife/Quat/137/88/54/ Otherwise there are directions for registering at: http://www.solidstatelight.com/ASCI

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THIS MONTH'S FEATURED MEMBER

This month's Featured Member is:

JULIA BUNTAINE
"NeuroSculpture"

eBull-GammaWave-Buntaine
GammaWave 2012 by Julia Buntaine

For details and more images:
http://www.asci.org/artikel1147.html

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FYI

Ever wonder how large-scale video projections on buildings are created? A very cool TEDx presentation by John Ensor Parker about his video mapping collaborative project about time/modern physics, on the Manhattan Bridge Anchorage bulding in NYC. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sIgPryT_1Q

~ And another video-mapping, hyper-facade project in Berlin. http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=XVTga6GmbGw&

~ Social scientist, artist, writer and provocateur, Tevor Paglen has been exploring the secret activities of the U.S. military and intelligence agencies--the "black world"--for the last eight years, publishing, speaking and making astonishing photographs. http://www.amazon.com/Trevor-Paglen-Invisible/dp/1597111309/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279638505&sr=8-3

~ The semi-annually published, ARID, is a journal of desert art, design and ecology, that emphasizes interdisciplinary convergence. http://aridjournal.com

~ Abstract of the published paper "Interdisciplinarity as Critical Inquiry: Visualizing the Art/Bioscience Interface" is now online. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1817539

~ The famous Exploratorium in San Francisco, California, will open in its new location on Pier 15 on April 17, 2013; you can visit their new website now to learn all about it. www.exploratorium.edu

~ Creative Scotland has just announced funding for fourteen projects which draw attention to Scotland's natural environments in this the year of Natural Scotland. Â The projects are across all artforms and across all of Scotland from the islands to the cities. http://www.creativescotland.com/news/fourteen-projects-to-receive-support-through-the-year-of-natural-scotland-open-fund-28012013#.UQgNnMsxplA.wordpress

~ An AstroArt Programme has been launched in collaboration with Astronomers Without Borders in January 2013. http://www.astronomerswithoutborders.org/
projects/astroart.html

~ The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum just posted some of Charley Kohlhase's memories via original photos taken by NASA's Voyager. http://www.airspacemag.com/multimedia/Kohlhase-188237161.html

~ An article by Ruth Garde on Marius Kwint's excellent talk at the December 2012 Art and Mind Symposium is available at: http://www.wildculture.com/
article/descartes-circus-views-brute-creation-performance/937

~ As a preview for 'The Voice Symposium' held at The London Science Museum Dana Centre, symposium organiser James Wilkes presented an hour-long feature on Resonance FM, discussing the subject of the human voice from scientific and artistic perspectives, and it's now available to hear. http://tinyurl.com/7v7aanm

~ "My Mind's Eye," is a series of interviews about topics such as the mind-body problem, free will, memory, emotion, and on and on, each themed with a song from the rock band, The Amygdaloids. The series is hosted by NYU neuroscientist, Joseph LeDoux, and directed by Alexis Gambis. The first three interviews are with philosopher Ned Block, cognitive neuroscientist Mike Gazzaniga, and Nobel Prize winning neurobiologist Eric Kandel. http://vimeo.com/58267402

~ The Centrifuge Brain Project is a film about a group of scientists conducting a series of bizarre experiments with amusement park rides, hoping to study how they effect the human brain; you can now view it online. http://vimeo.com/channels/imaginesciencepicks/
58293017?utm_source=Imagine+Science+Films+
List&utm_campaign=0de85c7a36-1_30_2013&utm_medium=email


~ Project Anywhere: a global peer reviewed space for art at the outermost limits of location-specificity. www.projectanywhere.net

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FESTIVALS/EXHIBITIONS/PERFORMANCES

~ STRP Biennial Festival is 10-days of hybrid music and art&technology; Eindhoven, Netherlands; March 1-10, 2013. http://strp.nl/en/

~ "Trevor Paglen: The Last Pictures" is a solo exhibition of photos related to his  where he worked with scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to produce a disc micro-etched with 100 photographs, designed to last in space for billions of years. The project culminated in November of 2012 when the disc was attached to a communications satellite and launched from Kazakhstan into Earth's orbit; Metro Pictures, NYC; February 7 - March 9, 2013. http://www.metropicturesgallery.com/exhibitions/2013-02-07_trevor-paglen/

~ "MICHAEL BENSON: Planetfall," solo exhibition and book of images of our planet and solar system in stunning perspectives and a process he calls "true color" and mosaic composites; Hasted Kraeutler Gallery, NYC; January 24 - March 9, 2013. http://www.hastedkraeutler.com/photos.php?a=michael_benson&i=58842

~ Rachel Mayeri's PRIMATE CINEMA: APES AS FAMILY, a 13-minute experimental film, will be premiering in Los Angeles as part of Bestiaire and Moving Stories at Cinefamily, 21-28 February, with an opening party on Friday the 22nd. http://www.rachelmayeri.com/projects/primate-cinema/

~ BLANKA BUIC's solo exhibition, “Sci-Eye Apparatus," opens 7 Mar 2013; UCLA Art Ctr Galery, Los Angeles. http://artsci.ucla.edu/?q=events/exhibition-opening-blanka-buic-%E2%80%9Csci-eye-apparatus%E2%80%9D

~ "BROKEN DESERT: LAND AND SEA" group exhibition explore different aspects of human impact, past and present, on the desert; University of Arizona Art Museum, Tucson, Arizona; thru April 2013. http://www.artmuseum.arizona.edu/events/event/broken-desert-land-and-sea-greg-lindquist-chris-mcginnis-mary-mattingly-and-william-lamson#!prettyPhoto

~ "Give Me More" exhibition by Swiss design EPFL+ECAL Lab, demonstrates the creative use of augmented reality, letting "everyday objects tell their stories, reveal information and interact with users in real time;" Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, NYC; Feb.21 - March 2, 2013. http://eyebeam.org/events/gimme-more-is-augmented-reality-the-next-medium

~ Michael Najjar, probably the first artist that has completed a multi-stage cosmonaut training at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia in December 2012, showed new work from his "Outer Space" series created during his training sessions, at the ARCO Artfair, Madrid, Feb.2013. Visit Michael´s space blog: www.michaelnajjar.com
 
~ The "Who Am I" exhibition at the Science Museum in London, boasts a two-metre tall artificial man with prosthetic limbs, a functional artificial blood circulatory system as well as an artificial pancreas, kidney, spleen and trachea; thru March 11, 2013. http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/
visitmuseum/galleries/who_am_i.aspx

~ Artist Revital Cohen has created an imaginary modern-day ‘Pandora’s box’ called Disclosure Case (part of the Genetic Heirloom Project series); Your children can choose whether or not to open it for genetic information and experimental therapies; part of the new "Who Am I" exhibition at Science Museum London. http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/
objects/loans/E2010-98-1.aspx

~ The 14th Sustainable Living Festival includes films, exhibitions, performances, forums, and more; Melbourne, Australia; February 9-24, 2013. http://www.slf.org.au/program?type[]=4&type[]=6&type[]=12&keywords=

~ "SYNAESTHESIA 2: Space and Perception" by Madi Boyd and Carrie C Firman are two installations at Art Laboratory Berlin, Germany; thru March 10, 2013. http://www.artlaboratory-berlin.org/

~ "LUCAS FOGLIA: A Natural Order" is a solo exhibition of photos that look at the lives of the lives of communities of people across the United States who have chosen to live "off the grid;" Belfast Exposed gallery; Belfast, Ireland; thru March 8, 2013. http://www.belfastexposed.org/exhibitions/?exhibition=128&year=2013&show=

~ MICHAEL JOAQUIN GREY solo exhibition at the ZERO1 Garage is this venue's first exhibition exploring the relationship between artists and invention. Grey invented the ZOOB and a "ZOOB Zone" is a temporary space for playful prototyping with over 10,000 ZOOB units; and the artist showcases his newest investigation in the development of life, language, and form in comples and natural systems with his "computational cinema" installation; San Jose, California; thru March 26, 2013. http://www.zero1.org/events/
exhibition/michael-joaquin-grey

~ "The Act of Bringing to Life" solo exhibition presents new animations and print works by Eelco Brand; DAM Gallery, Berlin; Feb.23 - April 13, 2013. www.dam.org

~ "Body/Medicine/Object: Close encounters of the material kind..." involves BioHacking, DYI workshops, and much more; Medical Museion, Copenhagen; February 2013 and on-going. http://www.museion.ku.dk/events-list/
 
~ Mark Stock's computational digital prints are featured in a solo show; 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, Massachusettes; thru March 15, 2013. http://13forest.com/markjstock.shtml

~ The 7th "Electronics Alive" exhibition of video, installation, and multimedia works from around the world, and a number of artist talks is being held at the Scarfone-Hartley Gallery, University of Tampa, Florida; thru Feb.23, 2013. http://ealive.utarts.com

~ Elizabeth Thompson's series of paintings, "Stories from the Everglades," are being shown at Royal Poinciana Plaza, suite 327 from March 5 - April 5, 2013, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Everglades Park. www.ElizabethThompsonArt.com

~ "LINCOLN SCHATZ: The Network" is being presented as a room installation of generative digital portraits of 89 American innovators, custom software, computer, LCD screen, and on-location set including wiring, cameras, etc; CONNERSMITH gallery, Washington, DC; thru March 30, 2013. http://www.connersmith.us.com/exhibitions/lincoln-schatz-the-network-benjamin-kelley-new-sculpture-coble-riley-projects-watermarks/#/images/1/

~ "Gone Viral: Medical Science and Contemporary Textile Art" at the Marion Art Gallery at SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY; includes works from two ASCI Members: Laura Splan and Anna Dumitriu; March 8 - April 7, 2013. http://www.fredonia.edu/
department/art/calendar_events.asp

~ "Theory of Flight," a performance at the convergence of art and science, will be presented at Yale’s Off Broadway Theater March 1 and 2, 2013. With story, animations, and music by Anna Lindemann, the lecture-performance melds biology and multidisciplinary art in a fantasia of avian obsession. The Off-Broadway performances of Theory of Flight are amongst the events in the debut year of the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities, a new Yale University initiative that aims to foster cross-disciplinary dialogue, creative collaboration, and research among scientists and humanists. www.askewmusic.com/TheoryFlight.html

~ "AFFECTING PERCEPTION: Art and Neuroscience" showcases the work of a group of nine leading artists affected by neurological states, including stroke, agnosia, migraine and autism, and engages them in conversation about their art with eminent research scientists; O3 Gallery and venues in Oxford, UK; March 2-31, 2013. http://axnscollective.org/artists/

~ "Art & Science" is an exhibition to provoke discussion & debate at GV Art London gallery; thru March 16, 2013; public discussion about the contemporary position of the art & science practice and its place within the current cultural landscape on March 14th from 6:30-9pm; free. http://www.gvart.co.uk

~ Radiohole’s "Inflatable Frankenstein" is a visually and sonically driven performance based on Mary Shelley’s early life and her novel Frankenstein; EMPAC Art&Technology Center at RPI, Troy, NY; March 22, 2013 at 8pm. http://empac.rpi.edu/events/2013/spring/inflatable-frankenstein?utm_source=EMPAC+News%2FEvents&utm_campaign=2b5de7f8f4-Holy_Mountain2_12_2013&utm_medium=email

~ "Heads, Shoulders, Genes & Toes" solo exhibition by Suzanne Anker; Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; thru March 31, 2013. http://www.mofa.fsu.edu

~ David Blandy is Artist-in-Residence at Lighthouse in Brighton, UK as part of the Brighton Science Festival, where he is collaborating on two major projects: Helix, a collaboration with Adam Rutherford that will look at the history and discovery of DNA’s structure; and Anjin 1600: Edo Wonderpark, which turns a 17th century sea voyage into a space odyssey adventure; Click for dates of Open-Studio where you can visit with the artists till March 2, 2013. http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/david-blandy-artist-in-residence

~ Ligorano/Reese have created "50 Different Minds" [2010-2012] made with hand-woven fiber-optic thread, custom electronics and software, plexiglass, glass, RGB LEDs, MacMini, router, internet; 50 x 50 inches; at the Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco; see the changing visual effects of the work on VIMEO. http://vimeo.com/57717649

~ "Listening to Fishes: Beginning of Data Transmission from the Arcrtic Sea" exhibition by Hannes Rickli opened at the project space of the Ernst Schering Foundation, Berlin; thru March 23, 2013. http://www.scheringstiftung.de/en/project-space/news/2684-hannes-rickli-fischen-lauschen.html

~ "Daniel Rozin: Angles" solo show; Bitforms gallery, NYC; March 2 - April 6, 2013; Opening Reception: Saturday, Mar 2, 6-8:30pm; Artist Talk: Saturday, March 9, 3pm. http://www.bitforms.com/current-exhibitions.html#id=166&num=1

~ "Flow, Just Flow: Variations on a Theme" group exhibition at the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art at the University of Richmond, Virginia; June 28, 2013. http://museums.richmond.edu/exhibitions/museum-of-art/Flow-variations-on-a-theme.html

~ "Kinesthetics: Art Imitating Life," is the current exhibition in the Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NYC; thru April 27, 2013. http://www.artandeducation.net/announcement/
kinesthetics-art-imitating-life-at-pratt-manhattan-gallery/

~ "Poetic Codings" is an exhibition of code-based and iPad artworks organized by Jody Zellen for the Fellows of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, CA; March 30, 2013. http://www.jodyzellen.com/poetic_codings/

~ "Evidence: Works by Paul Vanouse" is a solo exhibition investigating the visual qualities, veracity, and socio-political implications of DNA; The Beall Center for Art+Technology, University of California/Irvine; thru May 4, 2013. www.beallcenter.uci.edu

~ "It's the End of the World as We Know it (and I Feel Fine)" group exhibition of artists who envision the natural world in relationship to pressing environmental issues; curated by Amy Lipton of EcoArtspace; on view in the Kresge and Pascal Galleries, Ramapo College, New Jersey; thru March 6, 2013; Artists panel with environmental studies professors & Amy Lipton moderating, Thursday February 28th at 3:30pm. http://ecoartspace.blogspot.com

~ "The Wonder Cabinet" is a group project where the artists will build objects and the cabinet which will speak to an immersive mythology for a new century; The Flux Factory, Long Island City, NYC; March 17-31, 2013. http://www.fluxfactory.org/projects/the-wonder-cabinet/

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SYMPOSIA/WORKSHOPS/LECTURES

~ Arscientia 2013 – "Do it yourself: sustainability and participation" is the second Arscientia Dialogue; Venice; Feb.22, 2013. www.arscientia.eu

~ Artists & Scientists respond to climate change in the Southwest [USA] with “The Rillito River Project," a discussion about arts, bats, and a dry river; Tucson, Arizona; Feb.21, 2013. https://wrrc.arizona.edu/node/10634

~ "Star Craving Mad" public talk with author and Australia's best known astronomer, Professor Fred Watson about his new book abou the madness that drives people to unravel the mysteries of space and time; RiAus The Science Exchange Exchange Place, Adelaide, South Australia; March 16, 2013 at 4pm; and while you're there, make sure to see artist, Andrew Bard's series of portraits of scientists; on view till April 12, 2013. http://riaus.org.au/events/book-club-star-craving-mad-with-fred-watson/

~ "Christina Agapakis: Inside Out Body" is an art-science workshop exploring the history, biology, and chemistry of aphrodisiacs, from medieval nutritional handbooks to modern biochemistry; UCLA Art Sci Center; April 11, 2013; free. http://artsci.ucla.edu/?q=events/christina-agapakis-%E2%80%9Cinside-out-body%E2%80%9D

~ The 1st DASER Mtg in Los Angeles will be held at the California NanoSystems Institute presentation space and led by UCLA's Art Sci Center Director, Victoria Vesna; Feb.21, 2013; public/free. http://artsci.ucla.edu/?q=events/ucla-leonardo-art-science-evening-rendezvous-laser-1

~ Third International Conference on Arts and Technology -ArtsIT 2013; University of Milano-Bicocca, DISCo, Milan, Italy; March 21-23 2013. www.artsit.org

~ THE SCHOOL OF SOUND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM is a unique series of masterclasses exploring the art of sound in film, the arts and media; The Southbank Centre, London; 3 - 6 April 2013. http://www.schoolofsound.co.uk/index.htm?http://www.schoolofsound.co.uk/content/programme.htm

~ Science Cafe: The Science of Microbes; Koshland Science Museum, Washington, DC; February 27, 6:30 - 8pm. https://koshland-science-museum.org/events/science-cafe-science-microbes?utm_medium=etmail&utm_source=Koshland%2520Science%2520Museum&utm_campaign=Feb.+2013&utm_
content=&utm_term
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~ This month's DASER Mtg in Washington, DC was on love and the brain and one of the presenters was Michael Salcman, "poet, art historian and neurosurgeon" in Baltimore, Maryland; now that's a Renaissance man! http://www.cpnas.org/events/daser-021412.html

~ The 3rd LHI "Art-Sci Symposium: Why Art-Sci? Analyzing a Paradigm" at the Land Heritage Institute, San Antonio, Texas; March 23, 2013; Free and open to the public. http://www.penelopeboyer.com/
LHI_website_revised/2013_LHI_Art-Sci_Symposium.html

~ "To The Arctic" is the title of the IMAX 3D movie and book about award-winning conservation photographer Florian Schulz's year and a half living and photographing in the Artic; presented in the Planetarium's digital dome at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; March 13th 7:00pm; $12. http://calendar.calacademy.org/content/pritzker-lecture-to-the-arctic
 
~ Colors of Water: a festival of art, science and music inspired by water; London, UK:  March 13-28, 2013. http://www.i-sis.org.uk/coloursofwater/

~ Art History of Games co-located conference; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; August 26-29, 2013. http://dm.lmc.gatech.edu/digra2013/

~ The “Fluxus and the Intersections of Art and Science” panel has been organized for SLSA 2013 (“Postnatural?”), University of Notre Dame, USA; October 3-6, 2013. http://www.litsciarts.org/index.html

~ The 8th IAA Symposium on the Future of Space Exploration: Towards the Stars, will take place in Turin, Italy, 03-05 July 2013. http://www.iaaweb.org

~ Registration opens:  Libre Graphics Meeting 2013 that will take place in Madrid from April 10 to 13, 2013. The event brings together developers and designers from all over the world to work on the many different tools in the Free, Libre and Open Source toolbox; partner is Medialab Prado; Free event. http://libregraphicsmeeting.org/2013/registration/

~ LabEasy - Manchester's MadLab will be resident at The Arts Catalyst exploring DIY biology next month, so you're invited to join in the experiments, sign-up to a workshop, and more; London, UK; March 5-16, 2013. http://www.artscatalyst.org/
experiencelearning/detail/labeasy/

~ TOWARD A SCIENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS Conference, "East West Views on Brain, Mind and Reality;" Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI) in Agra, India; March 3-9, 2013; Program Schedule: http://consciousness.arizona.edu/documents/.pdf

~ The 14th ELEKTRA International Digital Arts Festival of electronic arts in Montreal will be "ANTI/MATTER"; will be held May 1-5, 2013. http://www.elektrafestival.ca/files_f/ELEKTRA14_january2013.pdf

~ "The Nature of Inspiration in Art, Science and Spirituality" will be a public panel discussion by artists and scientists: Warwick University; 12-14 April 2013. https://www.scimednet.org/the-nature-of-inspiration-in-art-science-and-spirituality/

~ Sound Devices is a new public event for both artists and audiences to explore the connection between sound, acousmatic music and literature; next event is Feb.28 at 18.30pm at Rathmines Library, Dublin. http://www.sounddevicesdublin.wordpress.com

~ The "Fragile Data" symposium will look at the natural sciences, especially in the field of biology, where there are signs of a displacement from theory and image-based towards data-based research, and ask what effects this will have on research;the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities; Berlin; March 1 - 2, 2013. http://www.scheringstiftung.de/
en/news/2685-tagung-fragile-daten.html

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OPPORTUNITIES/JOBS

~ STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University is calling for applications for NEA Art Works Residencies 2013-2014; seeking innovative work in new media arts and emerging art forms; Deadline: 28 February 2013. http://studioforcreativeinquiry.org/residencies/nea-2013-2014

~ Call for Papers and participation at the Eighth International Conference on the Arts in Society; Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; 24-26 June 2013; Deadline for title & short abstract due: Feb.19, 2013. http://artsinsociety.com/the-conference/call-for-papers

~ "TO ANSWER OUR MOST FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS, SCIENCE NEEDS TO FIND A PLACE FOR THE ARTS" is the title of an article written by Jonah Lehrer, that espouses [once again] that metaphor can tangibly assist theoretical physicists by providing new perspectives, and that writers can help neuroscientists by creating a more holistic and realistic understanding of consciousness; Seed Magazine online [reprinted from 2008 article].  http://seedmagazine.com/article/the_future_of_science_is_art/

~ Deadline extended to Feb.22, 2013 for ECLAP 2013 Conference on Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment; 8-10 April 2013; Porto, Portugal. http://www.eclap.eu/eclap2013

~ Recording studio equipment for sale from the EMF [Electronic Music Foundation] Studio in NYC; all in excellent condition; contact for pictures and info: "ben [at] emf [dot] org"

~ Call for Papers and Exhibition works for "Audio:Visual:Motion" two-days of workshops, symposium, and performances that will explore the artistic, practical and theoretical impact of creative coding on art and design practice; All Saints Campus, MMU, Manchester, UK; March 14-15, 2013; Deadline: 25th February 2013. http://dof.miriadonline.info/
expressions-of-interest/

~ Call for Submissions to the 16th Annual Subtle Technologies Festival with this year's theme of "Immortality," there will be symposium, performances, workshops, screenings, exhibitions and networking sessions; Toronto, Canada on June 8 & 9, 2013; Submission Deadline: February 25, 2013. http://subtletechnologies.com/call-for-submissions/

~ Call for Papers and Participation at the Symposium and Digital Gallery D-ART 2013; iV2013 - 17th International Conference "Information Visualisation" on July 15-18, 2013; SOAS - University of London. www.graphicslink.co.uk/IV2013/
and...
CGiV2013/ 10th International Conference "Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization; August 6-8, 2013; University of Macau, China.
http://www.graphicslink.co.uk/cgiv2013/
http://www.graphicslink.co.uk/IV2013/symposia.htm

~ Call for Submissions for "Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks” at the 4th Leonardo satellite symposium at NetSci2013; DTU Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen; June 4, 2013. http://artshumanities.netsci2013.net/

~ Call for Works for the exhibition, "Yours Synthetically," on synthetic biology at the Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria; July to October 2013; Deadline: April 3, 2013. http://medialab-prado.es/article/call_for_works_yours_synthetically

~ Art+Math: Call for Papers for the 10th international, interdisciplinary NEXUS conference for architecture and mathematics will take place 9-12 June 2012 in Ankara, Turkey, hosted by the Department of Architecture of Middle East Technical University; Deadline for submission of Abstracts: 15 March 2013. http://www.nexusjournal.com/
images/CFP/CFP_Nexus2014.pdf

~ NEW SCULPTURE MATERIAL: Scientist/Professor, Dr. John Pojman, invents new sculpture medium and invites ASCI Members to share feedback in return for free samples. Dr.Pojman's email is on the product web-page and put "ASCI + your name" in Subject Line of your email request.
A few qualities of 3P QuickCure Clay include:
* is "one-pot" system with no mixing of catalysts
* has an unlimited working time
* does not sag during curing; cure with heat-gun
* cured material adheres to wood, paper and plastics
* can be painted, sanded, drilled, and machined
Pojman Polymer Products: http://3pllc.biz
3P Quick Cure Clay http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJELwev6VIQ
3P Art Mediums http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfr0emPVSSM
Shelby Prindaville's small sculputures http://shelbyprindaville.com/sculptureanoles.htm

~ ARS ELECTRONICA: If you don't know about the Prix Ars Electronica and its history in Linz, Austria, there's a blog interview "look back" and a discussion of the current trends in computer animation http://www.aec.at/aeblog/en/2013/02/06/computer-animation-film-vfx-entstehung-und-entwicklung/ ; however there are several other Categories for this prestigious international prize and details about this year's competition too! Submit your project till March 8, 2013. http://www.aec.at/prix/en

~ Call for Papers for the 10th National Meeting of the American Synesthesia Association, which will take place May 31 – June 2, at OCAD University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Deadline: Feb.28, 2013. http://www.synesthesia.info/

~ Call for Participation - "FIELDS" starts from the assumption that the changing role of art in society is one where it becomes a critical interloper in patterns of social, scientific, and technological transformations. This call is the first step to the launch of the final exhibition "Fields" from May 15 to August 03 as part of Riga Culture Capital 2014, at Arsenals Exhibition Hall of National Art Museum in Riga, Latvia. For full details, email "fields [at] rixc [dot] lv"

~ The Submission deadline has been extended for papers, works and for registration for the 2013 ICMC [International Computer Music Conference] until Feb.28, 2013; event will be held in Perth, Western Australia. http://www.icmc2013.com.au

~ Impakt Festival 2013: call for film and video works; Deadline: May 1, 2013. www.impakt.nl

~ The I-Park Foundation (East Haddam, CT/USA) announces open call for its fourth international, multi-disciplinary Environmental Art Biennale to be held on September 21, 2013. The event will be preceded by an expenses-paid, on-site residency and given a $2,000 stipend; Deadline: April 1, 2013. www.i-park.org

~ Call for art & science about Climate Change: The eco*art*lab, a pop-up gallery and artspace in downtown Athens, Georgia/USA, invites artists to submit works on the various aspects, dimensions and understandings of global climate change, to be exhibited March 17- April 27, 2013; Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013. http://ecoartlab.wordpress.com/2013/01/24/eco-art-lab/
* Open call to University of Georgia scientists to submit visually compelling and educational posters or presentations on your research, methods, or findings, for inclusion in the exhibit; email for submission details "ecoartlaboratory [at] gmail [dot] com"

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NET ART & ACTIVITIES

~ Visit www.Rhizome.org for it's their speciality!

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ASCI MEMBERS' NEWS

~ Barbara Nessim's solo exhibition, "Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life," provides an overview of the career of the American artist and designer Barbara Nessim, from the 1960s to the present day; Victoria & Albert Museum; London; 15 February 2013 – 19 May 2013. http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/b/barbara-nessim-an-artful-life/

~ Lin Emery received the 3rd Place Award at the first International Kinetic Art Exhibition & Symposium that was held in Boynton Beach, FL; Feb.8-10, 2013.

~ Cornelia Kavanagh delivered her pteropod sculptures to the Sant Ocean Hall of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, where they'll be on public display later this year.

~ Rachel Mayeri's 13-minute experimental film, PRIMATE CINEMA: APES AS FAMILY, will be premiering in Los Angeles as part of Bestiaire and Moving Stories at Cinefamily, 21-28 February, with an opening party on Friday the 22nd. http://www.rachelmayeri.com/projects/primate-cinema/

~ Christopher Janney's high-tech work, "HeartBeat," will be performed by the famed a capella group, The Persuasions, along with dancer Emily Coates and others, at the annual American Heart Association Greater Washington Region Heart Ball on Saturday, February 23, 2013 to be held in the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. www.janneysound.com

~ Ralfonso, kinetic artist and President of the international Kinetic Art Organization [KAO], co-produced an extremely successful first International Kinetic Art Exhibition & Symposium in Boynton Beach, FL in collaboration with the Boynton Beach Public Art Commission; Feb.8-10, 2013. 

~ Alyce Santoro provides some links to webpages that document the Dialectic Revival series of four evenings held in conjunction with her recent NYC solo exhibition, "Philosoprops & Ontological Apparatus" at Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert. Visit: http://alycesantoro.blogspot.com and she recomends reading this article as a companion piece to the show: http://synergeticomnisolution.blogspot.com/2012/04/visible-invisible-and-indivisible.html

~ Mark Stock:
* his computational digital prints are featured in a solo show; 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, Massachusettes; thru March 15, 2013. http://13forest.com/markjstock.shtml

*his recent piece, "CF_11_1179" was jurored into the 7th "Electronics Alive" exhibition of video, installation, and multimedia works from around the world, and a number of artist talks; Scarfone-Hartley Gallery, University of Tampa, Florida; thru Feb.23, 2013. http://ealive.utarts.com

~ Jennifer Monson's iLand performs "Live Dancing Archive" and interacting with a video installation; The Kitchen, NYC; February 21-23 at 8pm. http://www.thekitchen.org/event/343/0/1/

~ Eva Lee is happy to report that a Collector's Edition of her multimedia piece, Winter's Veil," along with two original drawings and a print, are now in the Connecticut Artists Collection, part of the state's Art in Public Spaces Program. In this experimental film, beneath a curtain of snow, an imaginary microscopic world emerges and transforms into other entities.  I'd like to invite you to see it at http://vimeo.com/4388221

~ Erika Harrsch's 2-day performance in her mixed-media passport office installation, " The United States of North America," is a participatory passport project at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut; February 23-24, 2013. http://www.aldrichart.org/events/?id=1675

~ Lincoln Schatz's project, "The Network," is being presented as a room installation of generative digital portraits of 89 American innovators, custom software, computer, LCD screen, and on-location set including wiring, cameras, etc; CONNERSMITH gallery, Washington, DC; thru March 30, 2013. http://www.connersmith.us.com/exhibitions/lincoln-schatz-the-network-benjamin-kelley-new-sculpture-coble-riley-projects-watermarks/#/images/1/

~ Susan Alexjander will be presenting her sound composition, FLUID,  for:  Colors of Water: A festival of art, science and music inspired by water, London, UK; March 13-28, 2013.  http://www.i-sis.org.uk/coloursofwater/

~ Julian Voss-Andreae will be creating a large-scale sculpture for the new Center for Integrative Proteomics Research (Rutgers University, New Jersey). He will install his work, a 20' (6 m) tall sculpture based on the collagen structure and made from stainless steel and colored glass, in Fall 2013.
 www.JulianVossAndreae.com

~ Laura Splan:
* will give Artist Lecture February 21, 2013 at 8:30pm in conjunction with the exhibition "Gone Viral: Medical Science and Contemporary Textile Art;" The Marion Art Gallery at SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY; Open to the public. http://www.fredonia.edu/department/art/calendar_events.asp
* her "Blood Scarf" is included in the up-coming group exhibition, "Gone Viral..." [see above] http://www.laurasplan.com/projects/blood_scarf.html
* her piece, "Modular Systems" was selected for Dave Bown Projects 5th Semiannual Online Competition.
 http://www.laurasplan.com/projects/modular-systems.html
* her "Doilies (SARS, HIV, Herpes, Influenza, Hepadna)" series will be on view in "Handicraft: Material & Symbolism", Museum Kunst der Westküste, Fohr, Germany, Mar 3 - Aug 25, 2013.  Splan will be present for the Exhibition Preview on March 2nd at 5pm. http://www.laurasplan.com/projects/doilies.html

~ Anna Dumitriu is:
* giving a workshop and talk at Genspace in New York City on 12th March 2013. http://annadumitriu.tumblr.com/post/41042766312/we-are-pleased-to-announce-that-anna-dumitriu-will
* exhibiting in "Gone Viral" [see Splan above] at SUNY Fredonia which opens on 8th March - 7th April 2013
* giving a talk on 7th March at The McEwen Hall 209, SUNY at 8:30pm  see information here: http://annadumitriu.tumblr.com/post/39779538321/several-works-by-anna-dumitriu-will-be-exhibited
* she added more images from her recent Concordia University #fluxmedia workshop to her flickr photostream. http://lnkd.in/a85aiS

~ Amy Herzel:
* her works called "PseudO Pompous" were selected for the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art's "Snap to Grid" Jan2013 show.
* she has a solo show, "Meditations," at the Elm Street Gallery, Keller, Texas; February, 26 - April 21, 2013; Artist Reception: March 16, 2013 from 6-8pm. http://www.pseudopompous.com

~ Gary Kennard, Director of the Art & Mind events happening these days at GV Art London gallery, reports that he's received many positive comments about his new book, "Essays and Images" which launched at, and was published by, GV Art on 10 January and is now available directly from his website. http://www.garrykennard.com/writing/Home.html

~ Corinne Whittaker's online e-zine about art & culture February edition is at http://www.giraffe.com

~ Bobbie Mastrangelo joined Manhattan Arts International Online Gallery; Arts Consultant Renee Phillips selected "artists who demonstrate excellence in their chosen styles and mediums, and contributed to positive change in our world." http://www.manhattanarts.com/Gallery/Bobbi-Mastrangelo.html

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