About John Holland

John Holland is Professor Emeritus in the Studio for Interrelated Media at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. He is a composer, performer, author, and pioneer of the modern intersection between art and science. In the early 1980’s, he co-founded Nature and Inquiry, an artists group that meets weekly to discuss ideas in art and science. The group has presented art works at the MIT Media Lab, the Harvard Smithsonian Observatory, Habitat Institute, The Copley Gallery in Boston, to name a few. For the past 20 years he has taught a class that introduces artists to leading-edge ideas in nature, science, and art.

Other online writing and music by John Holland:

CuriousAn Introduction to Big Ideas in Nature, Science, and Art
If a Tree Falls in the ForestSimple Descriptions of Complex Phenomena
Complete Short Texts for Speaking Voice
Quantum Wave TheoryA Model of Unity in Nature (with Amy Robinson)
Ten By TenArtificial Intelligence Models Accompanied by True or False Statements
Time Expanded
You’re Too Smart for your Own GoodWhy American Culture is so Uncomfortable with Knowledge
The Chocolate Ear (a contemporary/classical music series)
SymbioticaA Cross-cultural Mixup (musical recording)
Incidents of Sudden AwarenessMusic for Fixed Media (musical recording)
The Adam and Eve Diaries – A Web Opera (libretto and illustrations from Mark Twain’s The Diaries of Adam and Eve)

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