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What Happened to Creative Holography?

What happened to creative holography?

It was the future — it was bright — it would revolutionise the art world. 
It was described as the Ultimate Visual!
So, what happened to it, where did it all go? Did it die?


In 1988, I wrote an article for the British Arts magazine, Art Monthly: “Holography, Visual Medium or Cheap Trick?”, where I attempted to explore the state of holography and its use by artists. I didn’t feel, looking at the evidence, that it was a cheap trick, but a clear opportunity for artists to develop work and ideas. Thirty-five years later, I’m still of that opinion. It does, however, seem to have gone a little ‘quiet’.
So what happened?

Read the full article on Medium.com




Andrew Pepper works with projected light, holography and installation.  Based in the UK,  he has exhibited his work in group and solo exhibitions internationally and, as a senior lecturer in fine art at Nottingham Trent University, he taught on the BA (Hons) fine art course, the Master of Fine Art course and has acted as a PhD examiner for a wide range of key project-based research submissions.


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