A really useful site for those working in lab contexts. And
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> From: Leonardo/ISAST <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: 21 June 2007 23:21:54 BST
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> Subject: [Leonardo/ISAST Network] ArtsActive International Network of
> Artists' Programs In Science and Industry Research Labs
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> As a founding member of the ArtsActive Network we are pleased to
> bring this to your attention:
> Announcing the ArtsActive Network of Organizers of Programs for
> Artists in Science and Industry R and D Labs
> Members of the network wish to promote the presence of artists in
> scientific and industry projects and the presence of scientists and
> business people in artistic contexts.
> The network includes 10 reference international projects and
> supporting organizations that promote collaboration programs:
> ANAT/SYNAPSE, Australia, http://www.anat.org.au/
> ARTISTSINLABS, Switzerland, http://artistsinlabs.ch
> ARTS CATALYST, UK, http://www.artscatalyst.org
> THE ARTS AND GENOMICS CENTRE, The Netherlands,
> ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND, http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/
> DISONANCIAS, Spain, http://www.disonancias.com
> ITEM, UK, http://www.fact.co.uk
> MONTALVO ARTS CENTER + CADRE LABORATORY FOR NEW MEDIA, USA,
> LEONARDO / ISAST, USA www.leonardo.info
> OLATS, France, www.olats.org
> and 4 expert advisors (Samuelle Carlson, Bronac Ferran, James Leach,
> Emmanuel Mahé), from Europe, USA and Australia.
> With the support of the Basque Government’s Department of Industry
> For further information: DISONANCIAS, Donostia - San Sebastián (
> Spain). Phone: +34 943 27 85 01. Contact: Arantxa Mendiharat.
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> Go to http://www.artsactive.net/ and sign up for the information list
> if you want to be kept informed of Calls for opportunities and news of
> the ArtsActive Network activities.
> 1. Artsactive.net's vision statement
> It is desirable to increase the presence of artists in scientific and
> entrepreneurial contexts, and the presence of scientists and
> entrepreneurs in artistic contexts to:
> - develop new sources of innovation and creativity within science and
> - change the context and the direction of science and technology
> (social embedding)
> - disseminate the fruits of science into society at large;
> - integrate artists into scientific and innovative teams and industry
> - encourage knowledge transfer and professional development.
> 2. Aims
> - Exchange of lessons learned, practices and methodologies, for
> operation and evaluation of collaborations in science and industry R
> and D settings.
> - Share information with a wider public.
> - Stimulate joint projects, shared web and other publications, and
> - Open up discourses about information, progress, ethics, social
> - Encourage international collaborations for funding potentials.
> 3. Members of the network
> The network is a semi-formal network with no legal or corporate
> existence. The network meets virtually, but will meet physically at
> least once a year hosted by one of its members. Membership is by
> invitation only. If you run a program that falls within the ArtsActive
> goals and are interested in being invited to join the network, please
> contact: Arantxa Mendiharat, [log in to unmask] with information
> about your projects.
> Leonardo/ISAST is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations are
> tax-deductible in the U.S. To learn more about Leonardo/ISAST's
> projects, programs and activities, visit http://leonardo.info
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Beryl Graham, Professor of New Media Art
School of Arts, Design, Media and Culture, University of Sunderland
Tel: +44 191 515 2896 [log in to unmask]
CRUMB web resource for new media art curators