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

What You Can Find in ARTECA


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


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

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


ARTECA provides access to a collection of podcasts from MIT Press and Creative Disturbance.

Gray Literature

ARTECA contains independently published academic literature.