Art Organizations, Journals, Research Centers, Research Organizations, Alternative Science

Big thanks go to  Stephen Wilson who originally compiled this information at


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  Major Art-Science-Technology Organizations
   Art Science Technology Research Centers
   Art Science/Technology Artist Research Groups and Industry Collaborations

(Ryohei Nakatsu, Tadao Maekawa, Naoko Tosa, Christa Sommerer, Laurent Mignounneau, Hisashi Matsuse)

***For a detailed analysis of these and other art/technolgoy/science synthesis 
structures, see **Michael Century’s “Pathways to Innovation in Digital Culture
Also Michael Naimark *8Rockefeller foundation study on alternative structures

   Art Science Organizations, Information Sources
Lists of resources


   Art – Science – Technology  Galleries, Shows, Festivals
   Art  – Science/Technology Sponsors, Competitions, Academic Convergence Programs/ New Funding Initiatives
   Portals, Blogs, Discussion Threads – links to technology & art sites
   New Tech E-zines Blogs, and Organizations
   Resources/Conferences in Particular Emerging Technology Areas


   Educational Programs
   Internet culture/ cyberculture theory links
Sites exploring relationships of humanities/arts/science
   Research Centers
knowledge ecologies, network devices and document services, emerging document types, smart matter, information fabric
 List of Projects    Aspect-Oriented Programming, The Bayou Project, Digital Libraries, Digital Video Analysis, Dynamics of Computation,
Fluid Documents, High Performance Sensor Arrays  for Digital X-ray and Visible Light Imaging, HTTP-NG, Human-Computer Interaction,
Human Vision Model, Image Understanding, Interactive Information Services, Internet Ecologies Area, Inter-Language Unification — ILU,
Internet and World-Wide Web Overview, Machine Learning in Information Access, MagicLenses, Map Documentation, Model-based Computing,
MEMS, MEMS-based Active Control of Macro-Scale Objects, Metaobject Protocols, Nanotechnology, Natural Language Theory and Technology,
Open Implementation, PAIR: “PARC Artist In Residence Program”, Smart Matter, Sparrow Community-Shared Web Pages, User Interface Research,
Work Practice and Technology   Xerox PARC forums

(Perceptual Computing, Learning & Common Sense, Information & Entertainment)

        Projects:  Aesthetics and Computation, Affective Computing, Computers Seeing Action, Electronic Publishing, Epistemology and Learning,
        ,Explanation Architecture, Gesture & Narrative Language, Interactive Cinema, Machine Listening, Machine Understanding, Media and Networks,
        Micromedia, News in the Future, Nanoscale sensing, Object-Based Media, Opera of the Future, Personal Information Architecture,
        Perceptual Intelligence, Physics and Media, Sociable Media,Society of Mind,  Software Agents, Spatial Imaging Speech Interface Group,
         Synthetic Characters, Tangible Media, Visible Language Workshop,

News of the Future Group

    • Interval Research  (now defunct)
        Signal Computation, Tangible Interfaces, Human Studies, Reconfigurable Computing, Demographic / Lifestyle Studies, New Media Experiments,
         Home Media Tools, Portable / Wearable Devices, Digital Home Entertainment Systems, Electro-optic and Mechatronic Design,
         Social / Domestic Communication, and New Graphic Architecture
    • ATR(Japan) Media&Communication Lab
        Reconstruction and Creation of Communication Environments, – Communication Support, Mental Image Expression and Transmission,
        Human Communication Process, Art & Technology Project, Enhancing human-machine communication technologies

Human  Information Processing Lab HIP

Adaptive systems and intelligence, collaborative and Multimedia Systems – Natural Language Processing,
Speech Technology, Telepresence, User Interfaces, Virtual Worlds, Vision Technology, Sensecamsocio digital systems , continuous audio logs
   Patent Resources/ Innovation
   Science / Technology Magazines and E-zines
   Emerging Technology News Sources/ Alternative Science Ideas and Tools

Gadget Web Sites

  • the-gadgeteer links  (including many below)
  • The Obsessive Gadget Blog
  • GadgetSpy
  • Engadget Engadget
  • TechLore
  • Gizmag
  • HipTechBlog
  • Gizmodo
  • he Gadget Blog
  • Daily Gadget
  • Coolest Gadgets
  • Preview Gadgets
  • Gadgetwhore

** Indicates missing web links
Thanks to Darlene Dela Cruz for maintenance help
rev 04/10/10

Compiled by Stephen Wilson , Professor, CIA Program , Art Dept, San Francisco State University
###Note these links are part of the research for Wilson’s book 
Informati on Arts (MIT Press,2002) and Art,+Science Now (Thames & Hudson, 2010). Please see the book for more details about the artists, organizations, and texts listed in these links and for extended analysis of the relationship of art and research.  The links are constantly being revised and suggestions are welcomed. Feel free to use these resources but please attribute source. Copyright, 1999-2009 Stephen Wilson.


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