LEA Jan '05: The DuSable Project
- *sincere apologies for cross-posting*
Leonardo Electronic Almanac: January 2005
art | science | technology - a definitive voice since 1993
In this month's LEA, the first issue of 2005, our central text is
an article by Kathryn Farley on *The DuSable Project*, a
"collaborative, media-intensive" event that combines elements of
improv comedy, theater, computer-based technology and hypertext.
From LEA's archive, first published in January 1994, we present an
excerpt from "B*rbie'sVirtualPlayhouse@..." with
Henry See providing an insider perspective, as he tackles
sensitive issues in the description about his piece. This is a
multimedia work lampooning Virtual Sex, and was presented at
SIGGRAPH '93. Subcribers can access the LEA archive at:
In Leonardo Reviews, we include reviews by Mike Leggett on the
book *Film Art Phenomena*, René Beekman on *New Philosophy for New
Media* and John Knight on *Funology: From Usability to
In other sections, we extend a big "thank you" to all our 2004
international peer-reviewers and present a complete 2004 LEA
Author Index and issue highlights - a useful indexing feature for
researchers. Check in on the latest events in the Leonardo/ISAST
Check out LEA's greeting at:
Warmest wishes for the new year from all of us at LEA!
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