“Beam in” and “beam out” is the company Proto’s choice of language, and the holograms they create are eerily lifelike.
What holograms offer only reminds us that the types of audience interaction they invite cannot fully animate the past.
Wenyon & Gamble’s “Bibliomancy” is a hologram library of ghostly books that conjures the past while considering the future of the printed word.
Destruction or piecemeal sale seemed the ultimate fate of Chicago’s hologram museum, until the announcement on June 7 that its entire holdings were acquired by Chicago Holography Museum Rescue Mission through an anonymous benefactor.
Thousands took part in a virtual march in the streets of Madrid last Friday night to protest the new Citizens’ Securities Law’s Reform law that will have a chilling effect on public protests.
For the summer the Center for the Holographic Arts, that organization dedicated to mindbending 3D art, has a new home on Governors Island in one of the yellow houses that line leafy Nolan Park.
Though Micheal Wenyon and Susan Gamble’s show A Universe held up for Inspection focuses on displays of holograms and other works, the real raison d’ete of this exhibit is to reveal the frisson erupting over the last gasp of the analogue picture.
A new hologram exhibit at the New Museum features major contemporary artists (including Bruce Nauman, Louise Bourgeois, Eric Orr, Ed Ruscha and James Turrell) and may change your understanding of the medium.