Leonardo February 2009

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Roger F. Malina, Executive Editor
Volume 42, Issue 1, 2009.
MIT Press Journals
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Volume 42, Issue 1 - February 2009


The Future of Leonardo Depends on You! - Jeffrey Babcock

Color Plates

Color Plates

Artists' Articles

Patterns That Connect - Dawn Whitehand

Without Visible Scars: Digital Art and the Memory of War - Lanfranco Aceti

Intimate Distances: Mediating Mutuality, Contestation and Exchange between Bodies - Phillip Warnell

General Articles

Campaigners for Camouflage: Abbott H. Thayer and William J. Dakin - Ann Elias

Hindu Tree Veneration as a Mode of Environmental Encounter - Louise Fowler-Smith

Fact and Fantasy in Nanotech Imagery - David S. Goodsell

Scoring the Work: Documenting Practice and Performance in Variable Media Art - Corina MacDonald

Theoretical Perspective

Kinetic Architectural Skins and the Computational Sublime - Jules Moloney


New Criteria for New Media - Jon Ippolito, Joline Blais, Owen F. Smith, Steve Evans, Nathan Stormer

Leonardo Reviews - Multimedia

Flatland: The Movie Edition by Edwin A. Abbott, with Thomas Banchoff and the Filmmakers of Flatland (Book and DVD). Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A., 2008. 168 pp., illus. Hardcover. - Rob Harle

Leonardo Reviews
- Journal

YLEM Journal: Artists Using Science & Technology edited by Loren Means. Vol. 27, Nos. 10 & 12, “The Dichotomy of Reality,” Rob Harle, Guest Editor, September/December 2007. 31 pp., illus. Journal web site: http://www.ylem.org - Eugenia Fratzeskou

Leonardo Reviews
- Books

Charles Ives Reconsidered by Gayle Sherwood Magee. University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 2008. 256 pp., illus. Paper. - Katharina Blassnigg

Philosophies of Nature after Schelling by Iain Hamilton Grant. Continuum, London, U.K., 2006. 256 pp. Trade, paper. - Eugene Thacker

Riding the Waves: A Life in Sound, Science, and Industry by Leo Beranek. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2008. 256 pp., illus. Trade. - Stefaan Van Ryssen

Notes on the Underground, New Edition: An Essay on Technology, Society, and the Imagination by Rosalind Williams. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2008. 283 pp., illus. Paper. - Jan Baetens

Picturing Space, Displacing Bodies: Anamorphosis in Early Modern Theories of Perspective by Lyle Massey. Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, PA, 2007. 192 pp., illus. Trade. - Amy Ione

The Cult of Statistical Significance by Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A., 2008. 384 pp. Trade, paper. - Wilfred Niels Arnold

Topologies: The Urban Utopia in France, 1960–1970 by Larry Busbea. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2007. 320 pp., illus. Trade. - Jennifer Ferng

Frameworks, Artworks, Place: The Space of Perception in the Modern World edited by Tim Mehigan. Consciousness, Literature and the Arts Series No. 11. Rodopi Press, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2008. 260 pp., illus. Trade. - Eugenia Fratzeskou

Two Regimes of Madness: Texts and Interviews 1975–1995 by Gilles Deleuze; edited by David Lapoujade; translated by Ames Hodges and Mike Taormina. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2008. 424 pp. Paper. - Martha Blassnigg

Leonardo Reviews On-Line

Leonardo Reviews On-Line


Harnessing the Enactive Knowledge of Musicians to Allow the Real-Time Performance of Correlated Music and Computer Graphics - Ilias Bergstrom, R. Beau Lotto

Widening Unequal Tempered Microtonal Pitch Space for Metaphoric and Cognitive Purposes with New Prime Number Scales - Roger T. Dean

Augmenting Creative Realities: The Second Life Performance Project - Kathryn Farley, Michael Nitsche, Jay Bolter, Blair MacIntyre

Flow—A Flowing Information Interactive - Yu-Chuan Tseng, Chia-Hsiang Lee, Ding-Ming Wang

Leonardo Network News

Leonardo Network News 


When Does Art Become Science and Science Art? - Y.A. Grillo