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ARTECA is a curated space for essential content linking the arts, sciences, and technologies.

What You Can Find in ARTECA

Books

ARTECA provides access to the full text of a growing collection of books. For a detailed look at our holdings, browse our list of titles or download a list of titles in ARTECA:

Book Series

Books from the following MIT Press book series are included:

  • Game Studies  Books on game studies that range from pure ludology to practical advice for game designers, from the abstract to the concrete
  • Leonardo Book Series  Books that document the work of artists, researchers, and scholars at the intersection of the arts, sciences, and technology
  • Platform Studies  Books that investigate underlying computing systems and how they enable, constrain, shape, and support the creative work that is done on them
  • Software Studies  The best new work in a critical and experimental field that is at once culturally and technically literate, reflecting the reality of today’s software culture
  • Technologies of Lived Abstraction  A selection of books from this series that includes transdisciplinary works that critically and creatively inquire into processes of emergence in the world today

Journals

The full text of three journals are available in ARTECA. These include:

  • Computer Music Journal  The leading publication about computer music that concentrates on digital sound technology and all musical applications of computers
  • Leonardo  The leading international peer-reviewed journal for artists and others interested in work that crosses the artificial boundaries separating contemporary arts and sciences
  • Leonardo Music Journal  An international peer-reviewed journal for composers, sound and multimedia artists, and others interested in the contemporary sonic arts