[spectre] LEA Touch and Go

Lanfranco Aceti lanfranco.aceti at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 12:54:18 CET 2012

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA) in collaboration with Watermans and
Goldsmiths University of London in occasion of the 2012 Watermans’
International Festival of Digital Art is pleased to announce Touch and
Go, a new LEA special issue available on Amazon.

The Watermans’ International Festival of Digital Art, 2012, coincided
with the Olympics and Paralympics in London, hosting a series of
ground-breaking installations and exploring the impact of technology
in art as well as the meaning, boundaries and issues of interaction
and participation. This special edition of LEA is the result of
discussions and themes explored during the year-long seminars and
Festival at Watermans in collaboration with Goldsmiths University of
London. The themes include audience engagement, new media geographies,
digital art and illusion, gesture and art in virtual reality.

Touch and Go analyzes the role that interactivity and participation –
as well as light art and new media approaches to the public space –
play as tools that may foster engagement and shared forms of

Volume Editors: Lanfranco Aceti, Janis Jefferies and Irini Papadimitriou
Editors: Jonathan Munro and Özden Şahin

Artists and Writers Featured: Suguro Goto, Tine Bech, One-Room Shack
Collective, Michele Barker & Anna Munster, Eleanor Dare, Carol
MacGillivray and Bruno Mathez, Phoebe Hui, Gail Pearce, Graeme
Crowley, Joseph Farbrook, Rui Felipe Antunes, Felicie d’Estienne
d’Orves, Birgitta Capplelen and Anders-Petter Anderson, Scenocosme,
Dave Colangelo and Patricio Davila, Marco Donnarumma,
Friederichs-Büttner and Benjamin Walther-Franks, Judson Wright, Maria
X, Ellen Pearlman, Newman Lau & Kenny Lozowski, Charissa N. Terranova.

Touch and Go is published on line as a free PDF but also as a printed
issue on Amazon.


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