by / on November 28, 2017 at 10:43 pm / in News

It’s Time

It’s Time is a conversation between Prof. Sean Cubitt (Goldsmiths and Harvard) and Prof. Lanfranco Aceti (MIT and BU) on issues of time and its relationship to the contemporary databased and mediated narratives. The lecture will take place in the Plimpton Room, Barker Center, Room 133, Harvard University on Monday, December 4, 2017, from 6:30pm to 8:00 pm. Inspired by Italo […]

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by / on November 27, 2017 at 7:52 pm / in News, Reviews

LSE Review of Cloud and Molecular Aesthetics

Cloud and Molecular Aesthetics, senior editors Professor Lanfranco Aceti, Professor Paul Thomas, and Professor Edward Colless, has received a great review by Sander Hölsgens for the London School of Economics Review of Books. Hölsgens, who is currently based at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, writes that “the volume orients the arts and sciences towards each other rather than suggesting […]

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by / on November 23, 2017 at 9:24 pm / in News

LEA Top Seventeen in Visual Arts Publications

LEA, published by MIT Press, continues to rise in the academic rankings. During 2017 LEA reached number 17. This is thanks to a series of new publications and to the support of Goldsmiths, University of London. Despite the current financial crisis and a general lack of support for the arts, LEA has continued to operate thanks to our editors and […]

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by / on August 8, 2016 at 1:32 pm / in News

LEA Top Twenty Art Publication

It is with great pleasure that I have received the news that the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA) is one of the top twenty art journals in the world in the Google Scholar rankings. It feels a great accomplishment after eight years of hard work to see the publication thrive and to be in the company of highly respected international publications. […]

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by / on November 10, 2014 at 10:27 am / in News

Article Published in LEA Receives the 2014 Leonardo Award for Excellence

Lanfranco Aceti (Editor in Chief, Leonardo Electronic Almanac) and Ozden Sahin (Co-editor) are delighted to announce that the 2014 Leonardo Award for Excellence has been awarded to Conor McGarrigle for his article published in Not Here Not There, LEA’s volume on art and augmented reality (Vol. 19 No. 1, 2013). McGarrigle’s article “Augmented Resistance: The Possibilities for AR and Data […]

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by / on December 24, 2013 at 8:31 am / in News

Far and Wide on Amazon

Check out Vol 19 No 5 Far and Wide on Amazon. This catalog is a LEA production with FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology). It follows the first major retrospective on Nam June Paik in the UK with an exhibition and conference organized by Tate Liverpool and FACT. The exhibition Nam June Paik, December 17, 2010 to March 13, […]

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by / on December 24, 2013 at 8:24 am / in News

Without Sin on Amazon

Check out Vol 19 No 4 Without Sin on Amazon. What is the relationship between contemporary digital media and contemporary society? Is it possible to a„ffirm that digital media are without sin and exist purely in a complex socio-political and economic context within which the users bring with them their ethical and cultural complexities? This issue, through a range of […]

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by / on November 19, 2013 at 3:19 pm / in News

Live Visuals on Amazon

Check out Vol 19 No 3 Live Visuals on Amazon. Live visuals have become a pervasive component of our contemporary lives; either as visible interfaces that re-connect citizens and buildings overlaying new contextual meaning or as invisible ubiquitous narratives that are discovered through interactive actions and mediating screens. The contemporary re-design of the environment we live in is in terms […]

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by / on October 14, 2013 at 9:26 am / in News

Not Here Not There Part 2 on Amazon

Check out Vol 19 No 2 Not Here Not There Part II on Amazon. This LEA publication has a simple goal: surveying the current trends in augmented reality artistic interventions. There is no other substantive academic collection currently available, and it is with a certain pride that LEA presents this volume which provides a snapshot of current trends as well […]

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by / on September 4, 2013 at 12:11 pm / in News

Something In the Air

Please join us at the Kellen Auditorium -The New School, on Saturday, September 7, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm – for a screening of artworks and a conversation between curators/editors Lanfranco Aceti and Pat Badani, Convenor Prof. Sven Travis, and “ManifestAR” founding artists on the subject of Augmented Reality. This emerging technology engages the public sphere in social and political critique by placing – in specific virtual […]

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