Expertise

astrophysics, experimental publishing and curating, art and science

Bio

Roger F. Malina is a space scientist and astronomer, with a specialty in extreme and ultraviolet astronomy, space instrumentation and optics. He served as director of the Observatoire Astronomique de Marseille Provence and was NASA Principal Investigator for the Extreme Ultraviolet Satellite project at the University of California, Berkeley.

He is also a publisher and editor in the new emerging research fields that connect the sciences and engineering to the arts, design and humanities. Since 1982 he has served as Executive Editor of the Leonardo Publications at MIT Press. He founded, and serves on the board of two non profits, ISAST in San Francisco and OLATS in Paris, which advocate and document the work of artists involved in contemporary science and technology.

He is currently a Distinguished Professor of Art and Technology, and Professor of Physics, at the University of Texas at Dallas and Directeur de Recherche, for the CNRS in France. He serves as the Associate Director of ATEC.


Featured Channels


Preparing a New Generation: A Conversation with Amir Boroujerdi [ENG]
Voices from the Crowd

The Possibilities of Training Our Gut Instinct with Roger F. Malina and Yusra Khan [ENG]
Gut Feeling

The Art of Science Learning: A Conversation with Roger Malina and Harvey Seifter
New Leonardos

Oral Histories: A Conversation With Rae Pleasant
Voices from the Crowd

Yusra Khan-Data Bodies of Hybrid Amphibians
The Bold Roast: Student Conversations

When Peeking is not an Invasion of Privacy: Universities without walls
The Bold Roast: Student Conversations

A Femgineer from the Co-working Place
Femgineers

Intercultural bridges and the Memory Matrix(Part 2)
Voices of the Crowd

Intercultural bridges and the Memory Matrix(Part 1)
Voices of the Crowd

Bacteria Singing- Willy wonka or Theranostics?
New Leonardos

Social Technologies and the Human Project
New Leonardos

Strange Attractor: A Ballroom Marfa Exhibition Pt. 2 [ENG]
New Leonardos

Unconventional Chemistry [ENG]
The Bold Roast: Student Conversations

Learning to Be [ENG]
The Bold Roast: Student Conversations

Strange Attractor: A Ballroom Marfa Exhibition Pt. 1 [ENG]
New Leonardos

Medellín Trilogy Part 1: Change of Operating Systems
Voices From the Crowd

Migration of Ideas - Islamic Art Revival Series
Voices From the Crowd

We’ve Always Been Biohackers [ENG]
Meta-Life

Does the Use of Sonification in Astronomy Mis-communicate with the Public ? [ENG]
Space Art and Culture

Does the Use of Sonification in Astronomy Mis-communicate with the Public ? [ENG]
New Leonardos

Ideas for Breakfast: Virtual Reality Geological Studio [ENG]
New Leonardos

Art, Science and Open Electromagnetic Spectrum Culture [ENG]
New Leonardos

ExPuCu Round Table [ENG]
Voices From the Crowd

The New Afronaut [ENG]
Space Art and Culture

New Narratives of the Anthropocene or is it Chthulucene [ENG]
New Leonardos

Layers of Innovation and Design [ENG]
New Leonardos

SMU's Method to Build a Model for the Individual [ENG]
New Leonardos

The Sun's Point of View [ENG]
New Leonardos

Machines Lie with Judge John Marshall [ENG]
New Leonardos

Sound's Path to Academia [ENG]
New Leonardos

Designing the Mundane, Live Your Light, Chickens Unite! [ENG]
New Leonardos

Shipping Dirt from the Moon with Ken Murphy and Judge John Marshall [ENG]
New Leonardos

Crushing Conventions: Nomad Evolution [ENG]
New Leonardos

A 9 Year Old Dreams of Space [ENG]
Space and Art Culture

The New Afronaut [ENG]
Virtual Africa

When Do Scientists Get Time to Think? [ENG]
New Leonardos

FUQ All Genders All Genres [ENG]
The Bold Roast: Student Conversations

FUQ All Genders All Genres [ENG]
Voices From the Crowd

Journalism's View on Fracking [ENG]
New Leonardos

Aesthetics of Complexity: The Dystopias of Scale [ENG]
New Leonardos

STEAM: Bespoke Chicken or Curated Brisket? [ENG]
New Leonardos

Art-Act: une écriture du désastre [FR]
New Leonardos

Disorienting Procedures: Teaching Consciousness through Art Science Practice [ENG]
New Leonardos

When the Mind is the Medium; On the New Connections between Art and Neuroscience [ENG]
New Leonardos

A Place for Women Engineers [ENG]
Femgineers

The Divorce of Eye and Ear is an Accident of the History of Technology [ENG]
New Leonardos

Helen and Newton Harrison on the Role of Artists in Mitigating Climate Change [ENG]
New Leonardos

Putting Together the Best Band for Coworking [ENG]
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Improbable Sound [ENG]
New Leonardos

Remixing Music, Data, and Ideas [ENG]
New Leonardos

Kickstarting New Characters and different Endings for a Novel [ENG]
New Leonardos

Pioneer Judy Malloy Thinks Aloud about her Role in the Birth of Electronic Literature [ENG]
Pioneers and Pathbreakers

Cognitive Innovation through Embodied Cognition and Somatics; Fascia as a Sense Organ [ENG]
New Leonardos

From Quantum Cognition and Decision Making to the Role of DMT in the Brain [ENG]
New Leonardos

COGNOVO "Drones with Desires by Agi Haynes [ENG]
New Leonardos

Creativity is a Pretty Hard Problem [ENG]
New Leonardos

Re-thinking the Leonardo Journal [EN]
Pioneers and Pathbreakers

Le Nouveau Terrain des Artistse Pyrotechniciens P A Hubert [FR]
New Leonardos

PORTALS: Amar Bakshi discusses Art, the Law, Diplomacy and the Sharing of Linked Virtual Spaces [ENG]
New Leonardos

Artiste Pyrotechnicien P A Hubert discute ses feux d’artifice et musique dans les espaces urbains [FR]
Pioneers and Pathbreakers

Art and COP 21: Artist Tara DePorte and her work with Environmental Scientists [ENG]
New Leonardos

The iEAR Startup: Curriculum and Values in Electronic Art Education [ENG]
New Leonardos

Artist Tara DePorte discusses how Environmental Artists can Inspire Specific Actions [ENG]
New Leonardos

Vers une Empathie Entre les Humains et les Creatures Articifielles [FR]
New Leonardos

Neil Rolnick Remembers IRCAM, iEAR and Early Days in Art/Technology [ENG]
Pioneers and Pathbreakers

How to make Collaboration Between Artists and Scientists Possible [ENG]
New Leonardos

Pioneer Dan Sandin 40 Year Look Back at the Analog to Digital, and Video Revolutions [ENG]
Pioneers and Pathbreakers

Contre le Post-Humanisme et Vers la Co-evolution de Forms de Vies Numerique et Organique [FR]
Pioneers and Pathbreakers

Open Culture in South Sudan [ENG]
Virtual Africa

Jacques Mandelbrojt : Leçons de Liberté [FR]
Pioneers and Pathbreakers

Jacques Mandelbrojt se rappelle à voix haute [FR]
Pioneers and Pathbreakers

We need Smart Citizens not Smart Cities [ENG]
New Leonardos

An Impossible Cyclopedia with Haytham Nawar
Virtual Africa

Art and Spirituality in the Digital Arts
Voices from the Crowd

Innovation Underground in Bryan, Texas
Voices from the Crowd

The Johannesburg Rocket Factory
Space Art and Culture

Roots of Curiosity Conference with Patricia Correia [EN]
The Bold Roast: Student Conversations

Hasard et Nécessité dans le Design Engineering
Voices from the Crowd

Design Science, Creative Process and the CI2 Lab with Raphael Deluzio
New Leonardos

Roots of Curiosity Conference: Symbiosis of Art and Science feat. Patricia Correia, Ana Rita Fonseca & Sam Viana
The Bold Roast: Student Conversations

Steigler on Enabling the Improbable
New Leonardos

Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts" by Douglas Kahn, présenté par Roger Malina
Audiolats

Hacker, Maker & Amatorat (Art-Science : Emergences et ruptures)
Audiolats

Interaction avec le vivant (Art-Science : Emergences et ruptures)
Audiolats

Conscience Partagée & Travail Collectif (Art-Science : Emergences et ruptures), 5'43
Audiolats

Frank Malina: Ideas about Art and Science and Art and Techology
Frank Malina

Innovation ou Conservatisme (Art-Science : Emergences et ruptures), 3'47
Audiolats

Ere spatiale par Roger Malina
Audiolats

Ere spatiale par Roger Malina
Space Art and Culture

Art spatial par Roger Malina
Audiolats

Art spatial par Roger Malina
Space Art and Culture

Art-Science : Emergences et ruptures (Entretien intégral / Full interview)
Audiolats

La culture des données (Art-Science : Emergences et ruptures)
Audiolats

Stiegler on the Need to Develop "Cooperatives of Disciplines"
New Leonardos

Frank Malina and the Cultural Appropriation of Science and Technology
Frank Malina

Frank Malina and the Cultural Appropriation of Science and Technology
New Leonardos

Frank Malina and His Circle (with Chardronnet and Lapelletrie)
Frank Malina

Frank Malina and His Circle (with Chardronnet and Lapelletrie)
New Leonardos

Dark Matter in Astronomy and in Art
Voices from the Crowd

Water is in the Air
New Leonardos

Scénographies du vivant
Meta-Life

Arts Activities of Successful Scientists
New Leonardos

The Sublime in Art and Science
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Art and Atoms
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Arts, Humanities and Complex Networks
New Leonardos