Born: November 12, 1953 Primary Instrument: Guitar
I am an independent scholar and house-husband living in Pittsburgh. I write about the history of emergence as a concept; about competing models of time and the ideological, aesthetic, social and political stakes of dominance and resistance, as well as the scientific and theological origins of fascism; embodied and distributed cognition and the arts, particularly the work of Marcel Duchamp, Kiki Smith, the dance troup Pilobolus, the architecture of Arakawa and Gins, and jazz performance; and about the agency of metaphor in trans-disciplinary inquiry. Some of the writers, artists, musicians, scientists and philosophers I have written about include Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Thomas Pynchon and Phillip K. Dick, Samuel Beckett, Sam Shepard; Marcel Duchamp, Joseph Beuys, Robert Smithson, Kiki Smith, Arakawa and Gins; John Cage, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Dave Holland; Henri Bergson, Henri Poincare, Sigmund Freud, Mikhail Bakhtin, Walter Benjamin, Merleau-Ponty, Albert Einstein and John Wheeler, Richard Feynman, Ilya Prigogine, Henri Atlan, Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela, Edwin Hutchins, Jean Petitot, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari. I also play jazz guitar, and have written numerous jazz compositions, and have begun performing again in the Pittsburgh area, a jazz town, rich and deep in history and talent.
A good place to start if you are interested in my research is: http://independent.academia.edu/martinerosenberg/
Here is a 2006 NSF Conference website in honor of Peter Galison's Concept of Trading Zones, held at the ASU Center for Nanotechnology and Society, with samples of my published work: http://bart.tcc.virginia.edu/tradzoneworkshop/papers.htm
I have had a sideline in Hypermedia, HCI and Interaction-Design. You can see a list of these publications as well as my bio at this Danish Encyclopedia of Interactive Design and HCI: http://www.interaction- design.org/references/authors/martin_e__rosenberg.html two of which have been translated (Spanish: https://www.ucm.es/info/especulo/numero8/landowte.htm) and Portuguese: (http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001297/129707por.pdf).
I recently published Part One of a projected book entitled _Jazz and Emergence_, which examines the interior experiences within AND amongst jazz musicians improvising, in the scholarly journal _INFLEXIONS_ (http://www.senselab.ca/inflexions/volume_4/n4_rosenberghtml.html). Part Two is close to completion.
With Jondi Keane of Griffith University, Brisbane AU, I co-directed the first completely digital global humanities conference-- AG3-Online: The Third International Arakawa and Gins: Architecture and Philosophy Conference -- which ran from March 12-26, 2010 with concluding celebrations at Barnard College April 30, and at The Solomon Guggenheim Museum, May 1, where I gave the inaugural keynote. See the conference website: http://ag3.griffith.edu.au/ Edit