Leonardo August 2008

Book Details
Roger F. Malina, Executive Editor
Vol. 41, Issue 4, August 2008
MIT Press Journals
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Volume 41, Issue 4 - August 2008



The Space Option - Arthur Woods

Artists' Articles

Bird Watching: An Introduction to Amateur Satellite Spotting  - Kathy Marmor

Artist as Mediator: The History of the US Department of Art & Technology (2000–2005)  - Randall Packer

General Article

Energy and Symmetry in Language and Yoga no access - Sally Hess, Donna Jo Napoli

Color Plates

Color Plates

Artist's Statement

Performing the Network: Information for the Other Sides of Here no access
- Cary Peppermint

Special Section: Nanotechnology, Nanoscale Science and Art

Introduction no access - Tami I. Spector

Nanoscale and Painting no access - Filipe Rocha da Silva

Can You Hear the Femur Play? Bone Audio Speakers at the Nanoscale 
- Boo Chapple, William Wong

Chaos Control on the Nanoscale no access - Jane Bearinger

Special Section: ArtScience: The Essential Connection

Composing Music and the Science of the Heart: How to Serve Two Masters  - Richard J. Bing

Art in Its Experience: Can Empirical Psychology Help Assess Artistic Value? no access - Rolf Reber

Theoretical Perspective

Operating Text and Transcending Machine: Toward an Interdisciplinary Taxonomy of Media Works - Kenny K.N. Chow

Special Section: Leonardo Celebrates Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci: A Review - Kim H. Veltman

From the Leonardo Archive

Using the Supercomputer to Visualize Higher Dimensions: An Artist's Contribution to Scientific Visualization - Donna J. Cox

Leonardo Reviews - Audio CD

Listen How They Talk: Chamber Music 1998–2001 by Hilda Paredes. Performed by Arditti Quartet. Mode Records, New York, NY, U.S.A., 2005. Distributor's website: www.moderecords.com  - Eugene Thacker

Leonardo Reviews -  Books

Unnatural Wonders: Essays from the Gap Between Art and Life by Arthur C. Danto. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York, NY, U.S.A., 2005. 400 pp. Trade. - George Gessert

ARTSCIENCE: Creativity in the Post-Google Generation by David Edwards. Harvard University Press, 2008. 194 pp. - David G. Stork

The Architecture of Madness: Insane Asylums in the United States by Carla Yanni. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A., 2007. 191 pp., illus. Trade.  - John F. Barber

The Animated Man: A Life of Walt Disney by Michael Barrier. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., 2007. 393 pp., illus. Trade. - Wilfred Niels Arnold

Beyond the Soundtrack: Representing Music in Cinema edited by Daniel Goldmark, Lawrence Kramer and Richard Leppert. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., 2007. 333 pp., illus. Trade, paper. ISBN: 978-0-5202-5069-7;  - Jan Baetens

Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists by Casey Reas and Ben Fry. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2007. 736 pp., illus. Trade.  - Rob Harle

Adorno in America by David Jenemann. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A., 2007. 288 pp. Paper.  - Michael R. (Mike) Mosher

Re: Skin edited by Mary Flanagan and Austin Booth. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2007. 370 pp., illus. Trade.  - Dene Grigar

The Hidden Sense: Synesthesia in Art and Science by Crétien van Campen. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2007. 208 pp., illus. Trade.  - Jan Baetens

Gerard Caris: Pentagonismus/Pentagonism edited by Gregor Jansen and Peter Weibel (bilingual: English/German). ZKM/Museum fuer Neue Kunst Karlsruhe. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Koenig, Cologne, Germany, 2007. 160 pp. illus.

Gerard Caris: Art and Mathematics. New Reflections on the Pentagon/Kunst und Mathematik. Neue Reflexionen ueber das Fuenfeck by Gerard Caris and Theresia Kiefer (exhibition catalogue) (bilingual: English/German). Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Kuenstler und Ahtoren/Artist and Authors, Germany, 2007. 95 pp., illus.

Tekeningen/Drawings SMA Cahiers by Gerard Caris (bilingual, Dutch/English). Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Artist and Authors, 2007. 37 pp., illus.

Pentagonisme/Pentagonism. SMA Cahiers. by Gerard Caris (bilingual, Dutch/English). Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Artist and the Authors, 2007. 145 pp., illus.  - Rob Harle

Leonardo Reviews - DVDs

Prisoners of Beckett by Michka Saäl, Director. National Film Board of Canada, with Qu4tre par Quatre films. ADR Productions and Arte France, 2005. DVD, 85 min, col. Distributor's website: http://www.nfb.ca - Kathryn Adams

On the Rumba River by Jacques Sarasin. First Run/Icarus Films, New York, NY, U.S.A., 2006. 86 min, col. Distributor's website: http://www.frif.com
- Jonathan Zilberg

Leonardo Reviews - On-Line


Fluente: A Virtual Choreography - Chi-Min Hsieh

Between Real and Ideal: Documenting Media Art - Caitlin Jones, Lizzie Muller

Music and Consciousness - Leonid Perlovsky

Inventing New Modes of Digital Visualisation in Contemporary Art - Eugenia Fratzeskou

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