Ed Shanken
Since 2003
Works in SEattle, Washington United States of America

BIO
Edward A. Shanken writes and teaches about the entwinement of art, science, and technology with a focus on interdisciplinary practices involving new media. He is a researcher at the University of Amsterdam and a member of the Media Art History faculty at the Donau University in Krems, Austria. He was formerly Executive Director of the Information Science + Information Studies program at Duke University, and Professor of Art History and Media Theory at Savannah College of Art and Design. Recent and forthcoming publications include essays on art and technology in the 1960s, information aesthetics, interactivity and agency, and the cultural implications of cybernetics, robotics, and biotechnology. He edited Telematic Embrace: Visionary Theories of Art, Technology and Consciousness (University of California Press, 2003). His second book, Art and Electronic Media was published by Phaidon Press in 2009. Full CV available on my website.
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EVENT

TECHNOLOGIZED BODIES / EMBODIED TECHNOLOGIES, Feb 23, Art Interactive, Cambridge MA


Dates:
Thu Feb 23, 2006 00:00 - Sun Feb 19, 2006

TECHNOLOGIZED BODIES / EMBODIED TECHNOLOGIES
Co-curated by Legier Beiderman and Dave Burns and organized by Leonardo Education Forum.

Part of the collaborative exhibition New Media/New Work
Opening Reception: Thursday, Feb. 23, 6-9 pm at Art Interactive

Artists:
Bruce Yonemoto, Mary Kelly, Alain Benoit, Sean Griffin, Catherine Sullivan, Mary Ellen Strom,
Jeffrey Byrd, Tirtza Even, Jose Carlos Teixeira, Claudia Hart, Michael Ferraro, Megan Michalak,
Enid Baxter Blader, Lara Odell, Monica Duncan, Eva Drangsholt, Yanai Toister, Jennifer Porter,
Efrat Shalem, Klara Hobza, Ryan Brennan, Jeffery B. Wells, Steven Lam, Lucas Michael, Kevin Hamilton

Art Interactive: 130 Bishop Allen Dr, Cambridge, MA.
MBTA Red line to Central Square. Cross Mass Ave on Prospect. L Bishop Allen.

Contact: Catherine D'Ignazio, Co-Director, catherine@artinteractive.org, (617) 498-0100, http://www.artinteractive.org

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NEW MEDIA/NEW WORK Feb 23-26
During the 2006 College Art Association conference in Boston, Art Interactive will be hosting a unique collaborative venture in new media art. New Media Caucus (NMC), Leonardo Education Forum (LEF), and Art/Technology (AT) Boston have joined forces to present New Media/New Work on view from February 22


EVENT

TECHNOLOGIZED BODIES / EMBODIED TECHNOLOGIES, Feb 23, Art Interactive, Cambridge MA


Dates:
Thu Feb 23, 2006 00:00 - Sun Feb 19, 2006

TECHNOLOGIZED BODIES / EMBODIED TECHNOLOGIES
Co-curated by Legier Beiderman and Dave Burns and organized by Leonardo Education Forum
Part of the collaborative exhibition New Media/New Work
Opening Reception: Thursday, Feb. 23, 6-9 pm at Art Interactive

Artists:
Bruce Yonemoto, Mary Kelly, Alain Benoit, Sean Griffin, Catherine Sullivan, Mary Ellen Strom,
Jeffrey Byrd, Tirtza Even, Jose Carlos Teixeira, Claudia Hart, Michael Ferraro, Megan Michalak,
Enid Baxter Blader, Lara Odell, Monica Duncan, Eva Drangsholt, Yanai Toister, Jennifer Porter,
Efrat Shalem, Klara Hobza, Ryan Brennan, Jeffery B. Wells, Steven Lam, Lucas Michael, Kevin Hamilton

Art Interactive: 130 Bishop Allen Dr, Cambridge, MA.
MBTA Red line to Central Square. Cross Mass Ave on Prospect. L Bishop Allen.
www.artinteractive.org

Contact: Catherine D'Ignazio, Co-Director, catherine@artinteractive.org, (617) 498-0100

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NEW MEDIA/NEW WORK Feb 23-26
During the 2006 College Art Association conference in Boston, Art Interactive will be hosting a unique collaborative venture in new media art. New Media Caucus (NMC), Leonardo Education Forum (LEF), and Art/Technology (AT) Boston have joined forces to present New Media/New Work on view from February 22


OPPORTUNITY

CFP: LEF Exhibition @ CAA 2006


Deadline:
Fri Nov 25, 2005 19:32

Call for participation in the LEF exhibition concurrent with CAA in Boston, February 22-25:

TECHNOLOGIZED BODIES/EMBODIED TECHNOLOGIES

Curated by Legier Biederman and Dave Burns/Leonardo Education Forum (LEF)

JANUARY 1, 2006 DEADLINE

Works on video that convey and/or solicit embodied subjects and/or embodied responses, and thus potentially rupture and/or problematize the notion that acts of viewing cohere us as the discrete and transcendent origins of vision and knowledge.

The exhibition will be held at Art Interactive in Cambridge and includes screens curated by the New Media Caucus and by Art Technology Boston. A reception will be held on Thursday, Feb 23 from 6-9pm, so mark your calendars!

To download details and submission information, please see:
http://artexetra.com/LEFcfpArtInteractive2006.doc

Entry is open to LEF members and non-members alike.

For more information on LEF: http://mitpress2.mit.edu/e-journals/Leonardo/isast/events/leonardocaa.html

Please address queries to Legier Beiderman: lbiederm at ucla.edu


OPPORTUNITY

CFP: VIdeo for Leonardo exhibition in Boston


Deadline:
Thu Nov 17, 2005 15:05

Technologized Bodies/Embodied Technologies

Curated by Legier Beiderman and Dave Burns/Leonardo Education Forum (LEF)

JANUARY 1, 2006 DEADLINE

Works on video that convey and/or solicit embodied subjects and/or embodied responses, and thus potentially rupture and/or problematize the notion that acts of viewing cohere us as the discrete and transcendent origins of vision and knowledge.

The exhibition will be held at Art Interactive in Cambridge and will include screens curated by the New Media Caucus and by Art Technology Boston as well. A reception will be held on Thursday, Feb 23 from 6-9pm, so mark your calendars!

To download details and submission information, please see:
http://artexetra.com/LEFcfpArtInteractive2006.doc

Entry is open to LEF members and non-members alike.

For more information on LEF: http://leocaa.blogspot.com/


DISCUSSION

Call for Curatorial Proposals for CAA 2007 NYC


The Leonardo-College Art Association workgroup (LEO-CAA) seeks curatorial proposals for an exhibition that will feature, but not be limited to, work by LEO-CAA members. The exhibition will coincide with the CAA conference in NYC February 14-17, 2007. Exhibition is eligible for $10,000 award from CAA plus another $5000 for a catalog. Curator need not be a member of CAA or Leonardo. Curator will work with LEO CAA Chairs to establish venue and submit proposal to CAA by September 1 deadline. For details, see http://www.collegeart.org/conference/2007c.html

Please submit 250 word statement describing the exhibition's theme and explaining any special or timely significance. Suggestions for venues or additional sources of funding or in-kind support are encouraged. Please send proposal via e-mail by August 5 to address in heading.

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LEO-CAA is a group of individuals who are members of both Leonardo/ISAST (the journal) and the College Art Association. Our purpose is to forge stronger alliances between the constituencies of the two organizations. LEO-CAA began in 2004 and was chaired by Leonardo editor Roger Malina in 2004. In 2005, Yianni Yessios, Amy Ione, and Edward Shanken were elected as chairs.

LEO-CAA organizes several events for the CAA annual conference: 1) a panel discussion, the papers for which are published in Leonardo; 2) a mentoring session for graduate students; and 3) presents an exhibition featuring member work. The 2005 panel, "Hybridity: Arts, Science, and Cultural Effects," included papers from Diane Gromala, Amy Ione, George Legrady, and Dan Sandin and was chaired by Yvonne Spielmann and Jay David Bolter.

Links to the 2005 Leonardo CAA events, our main site, Blog, and listserve signup:
http://mitpress2.mit.edu/e-journals/Leonardo/isast/events/caa05.html
http://mitpress2.mit.edu/e-journals/Leonardo/isast/events/leonardocaa.html
http://leocaa.blogspot.com/
http://webexhibits.org/about/leocaa.html

We encourage you to submit a curatorial proposal and to consider joining LEO-CAA.

Dr. Edward A. Shanken
Professor of Art History
Savannah College of Art & Design
http://artexetra.com