ArtScience: Integrative Collaboration to Create a Sustainable Future

  title={ArtScience: Integrative Collaboration to Create a Sustainable Future},
  author={Bob Root-Bernstein and Todd Lael Siler and Adam Brown and Kenneth Snelson},
Interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary, intermedia, transmedia and multimedia are becoming ever more prominent within the sciences, technology and the arts. These new ways of conceiving knowledge and its products creates opportunities and confusion about objectives. To stimulate discussion about where new arts and sciences should intersect, we propose an overarching synthesis we call “ArtScience” [1]. ArtScience integrates all human knowledge through the processes of invention… 

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Inventing the Future at MIT

  • Penguin Books,
  • 1988

Inventing the Future at MIT. Penguin Books

  • 1988