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Leonardo Education Forum at CAA 2007

The Leonardo Education Forum will participate in several panels and events at the 95th annual College Art Association Conference in New York City, 14-17 February 2007. These will include a special panel session on ecology and ethics in art, a mentorship roundtable, a town hall business meeting, career development workshops and the special exhibition "Lines of Flight" at Hunter College.

Look for the Leonardo Education Forum at these events:

Leonardo Education Forum Mentoring Session: Thinking vs. Making
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 12:30–2:00 PM
West Ballroom, 3rd Floor, Hilton New York
Chair: Gabriel Harp, University of Michigan

Leonardo Education Forum Business Meeting
Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor, Hilton New York

Leonardo Education Forum Exhibition: Lines of Flight
Reception: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 4-7PM
Curator's Talk and Tour: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1-4PM

Sponsored by The Leonardo Education Forum, The Hunter College MFA in Integrated Media Arts and Film and Media Department, The Savannah College of Art and Design and Bitforms Gallery. Curated by Celina Jeffery and Gregory Minissale, Lines of Flight addresses lines between technological, scientific and artistic practices and processes of taking flight from the gravity of digital capitalism, privilege, and stratification. Participating artists include Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Thompson and Craighead, Peter Horvath, David Crawford. All Lines of Flight events are at Hunter College Main Campus 695 Park Ave. NY 10021, The Black Box - 543 Hunter North Building. See http://fm.hunter.cuny.edu/lef/ for directions and more information.

Leonardo Education Forum Sponsored Session
Ecology and Ethics of Art | Science Projects
Trianon Ballroom, 3rd Floor, Hilton New York
Chair: Victoria Vesna, University of California, Los Angeles, Art|Science Center

Activist Discourses: Inside the Lab Context
Jill Scott, Hochschule fur Gestaltung und Kunst Zurich; Daniel Bisig, Artificial Intelligence Lab, University of Zurich

Morphing Art and Science Labs: Negotiating Unknown Terrain
James Gimzewski, University of California, Los Angeles

About the Leonardo Education Forum

The Leonardo Education Forum (LEF) promotes the advancement of artistic research and academic scholarship at the intersections of art, science, and technology. Serving practitioners, scholars, and students who are members of the Leonardo community, LEF provides a forum for collaboration and exchange with other scholarly communities, including the College Art Association of America (CAA), of which it is an affiliate society.

The Leonardo Education Forum is open to all individuals who are members of Leonardo.

For more information about the Leonardo Education Forum, a list of members and how to join, please visit: http://fm.hunter.cuny.edu/lef/