[Reader-list] Open Call for papers - Leonardo Electronic Almanac 2003

nisar keshvani nisar at keshvani.com
Sat Dec 7 21:06:57 IST 2002

** Sincere apologies for cross-posting **

Please feel free to spread the word widely:

The Leonardo Electronic Almanac (ISSN No: 1071-4391) is inviting an
open call for papers to be published in 2003. LEA is an online peer
reviewed journal published under the auspices of MIT Press since 1993
(see details below).

The LEA Editorial Board seeks proposals for:

* Theoretical Discussions: *Original* essays documenting research,
critical commentary in areas of discussion such as nanotechnology, cyberart,
cyberfeminism, hypertext, robotics, bio-art, artifical life,
genetics. This list is by no means exhaustive, and proposals need not
be limited to these areas.

* Artists Statements / Gallery Commissions: International artists are
encouraged to submit statements or proposals for *original* for
exhibiting new media artwork. Curators are welcome to propose 
thematic exhibitions.

LEA encourages international artists / academics / researchers / 
students to submit their proposal for consideration. We particularly 
encourage authors outside north america and europe to send proposals 
for articles.

Proposals should include:-

- a 150 - 300 word abstract / synopsis detailing subject matter
- a brief bio (and prior works for reference).
- names of collaborators (if suggesting a thematic issue / curated gallery)
- any related URLs
- contact details

Please send proposals or queries to:
Nisar Keshvani
Leonardo Electronic Almanac
lea at mitpress.mit.edu

by 15 January 2003. (Pls note - Response to proposals may take upto 4 weeks).


What is LEA?

Established in 1993, the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (ISSN No: 1071-4391)
is the electronic arm of the world's most prestigious art journal, Leonardo
- Journal of Art, Science & Technology.

LEA is jointly produced by Leonardo, the International Society for
the Arts, Sciences and Technology (ISAST) and published under the
auspices of MIT Press. Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA), is
Leonardo/ISAST and MIT Press' electronic journal dedicated to
providing a forum for those who are interested in the realm of where
art, science & technology converge.


This peer reviewed e-journal includes Profiles of Media Arts
facilities and Projects, Profiles of artists using new media, Feature
Articles comprised of theoretical and technical perspectives; the LEA Gallery
exhibiting new media artwork by international artists; detailed
information about new publications in various media; reviews of
publications. events and exhibitions. Material is contributed by
artists, scientists, educators and developers of new
technological resources in the media arts.


 From 2002, LEA formed a strategic alliance with fineArt forum -
the Internet's longest running arts magazine. Through this
partnership, LEA concentrates on adding new scholarship and
critical commentary to the art, science and technology field,
with LEA subscribers benefiting from the latest news,
announcements, events, and job/educational opportunities through
fAf's online news service.

LEA's mission is to maintain and consolidate its position as a
leading online news and trusted information filter whilst
critically examining arts/science & technological works catering
to the international CAST (Community of Artists, Scientist &

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