Leonardo/ISAST ‘Between Art and Science’ Podcasts


BETWEEN ART AND SCIENCE is the new podcast from Leonardo/International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology.

Leonardo/ISAST exists to create a community for transdisciplinary practitioners and to amplify their ideas and their work. In this podcast, you can expect to hear from the creators, makers, thinkers, and artists who exist in the spaces in between. 

Episode 1: Chaos, Cosmos and Charlie Brown

Art critic and curator Annick Bureaud and curator and art historian Natalia Kolodzei discuss COSMOS and CHAOS in the context of their contributions to the February 2021 issue of Leonardo journal on Space Art, a special publication in English and Russian for the CYFEST-13 Media Art Festival. Jan Baetens reviews the new book Peanuts Minus Schultzby Ilan Manouach.

It’s a Beautiful Name for a Satellite: Paradoxical Art Objects Somewhere between Politics and Poetics by Annick Bureaud in Leonardo journal. 

Cosmic Inspirations and Explorations by Soviet Nonconformist Artists by Natalia Kolodzei in Leonardo journal.


Annick Bureaud is an independent French Paris-based art critic and curator. She is the director of Leonardo/Olats and the organizer of the Leonardo Space Art and Science Workshops in Paris. 

Natalia Kolodzei, an honorary member of the Russian Academy of Arts, is a curator and art historian specializing in the art of Russia and Eastern Europe. She is an author and editor of multiple publications.

Jan Baetens is professor of cultural studies at the University of Leuven. He is also a published poet and codirector of the bilingual journal PLACE.