Announcing Synaesthesia, Art, Science & Technology Discussion Group on the Leonardo Education Forum (LEF)

Announcing Synaesthesia, Art, Science & Technology Discussion Group on the Leonardo Education Forum (LEF)

Following the Synaesthesia Discussion on YASMIN Discussions List, during the month of February 2009, we wish to inform you that this discussion will continue on the Leonardo Education Forum on the topic of Synaesthesia, Art, Science & Technology.

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This Discussion Group invites comments on Synaesthesia, Art / Science topics as well as announcements on art projects, research and relevant events.

The LEF Synaesthesia Discussion Group is part of the Leonardo Synesthesia and Intersenses Special Project launched in 1999 by Jack Ox and Jacques Mandelbrojt ( and is currently moderated by Veroniki Korakidou, PhD Candidate - Research Associate at the University of Athens NT Lab, Communication and Media Department.

Current members of the Leonardo Working Group on Synaesthesia, Art, Science & Technology include : Roger Malina, Amy Ione (painter, writer), Paul Hertz (artist, independent curator), Cindy Keefer (Director of the Center for Visual Music in Los Angeles).

Members are invited to join.

We are interested in contributions to this Discussion Group, including comments on relevant topics, announcements on upcoming events, links to art / science projects or articles, as well as current research or bibliography updates.

We also
welcome news and updates on existing Networks and activities related to Synaesthesia, Art & Science.

This Group has been created following the Syn(a)esthesia Discussion on YASMIN in February 2008, moderated by Carol Steen, co-founder of ASA (American Synesthesia Association) and the Synaesthesia Discussion on YASMIN Discussions List during the month of February 2009 (

We especially wish to thank the YASMIN Synaesthesia Discussion 2009 respondents : Cretien van Campen (moderator of the Synesthetics Netherlands website and author of the "Leonardo Book Series" book "The Hidden Sense"); Hervé-Pierre Lambert (member of Institut Nicod, ENS/EHESS, Paris); Jack Ox (co-editor with Jacques Mandelbroijt, "Synesthesia and Intersenses"1999-2001); Dr. Jamie Ward (Associate Professor at the University of Sussex, UK); Elizabeth Seckel (University of California, San Diego, research assistant at the Center for Brain and Cognition at UCSD), as well as the YASMIN Syn(a)esthesia Discussion 2008 respondents : Greta Berman (art historian at the Julliard School) and Avishai Henik (faculty of Humanities and SocialSciences, University of the Negev Be'er-Sheva) for their contributions and, of course, all the YASMIN Members who contributed to these two discussions.


Leonardo Education Forum invites all educators and students to join the Forum and participate in the various discussion groups.

The Leonardo Education Forum (LEF) is a working group of Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (Leonardo/ISAST). The Leonardo Education Forum 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.

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