Alexander Scholz

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Berlin-based designer and writer contemplating art, science, and technology as creative director of HOLO magazine and contributing editor at CreativeApplications.Net.
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HOLO 2 – The Future is (Out) Now

From the paradoxical nature of our impending quantum (computing) future to the enduring mystery of the Big Bang – the ideas explored in HOLO 2 could not be any bigger. We think it shows.

23/11/2016 in HOLO
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Deep Web – Christopher Bauder and Robert Henke’s “super-structure” premieres at CTM 2016

A much anticipated collaboration between two Berlin-based greats, Deep Web is a feat of spatial programming that combines the luminous kinetics of Christopher Bauder’s fluidic with the laser orchestra of Robert Henke’s Lumière. Originally commissioned for the Festival of Lights Lyon 2015 (which was postponed after the Paris terror attacks), Deep Web will now see […]

02/02/2016 in Environment
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HOLO 2 – The Grand Tour

226 pages, 42 contributors, 22 features, HOLO 2 is ready to go to press: the magazine about emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology is back with another issue. Take a tour and order your copy at today.

11/12/2015 in HOLO
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OFFF MX 2015 – Form and Future

CAN and Swiss artist and designer Jürg Lehni will join an eclectic cast of international creators at this year’s OFFF MX (24 – 26 September) to “feed the future”.

17/09/2015 in CAN Events
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NO_THING – An infrared light framework that turns (almost) anything into a device

Developed by the Innovation Lab of Milla & Partner GmbH, a German interaction and spatial design agency based in Stuttgart and Berlin, NO_THING is a tracking and mapping framework that uses infrared light to turn portable physical objects into interactive displays.

04/09/2015 in openFrameworks
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HOLO 2 – An Illustrated Countdown

The thrill of wrapping up! As HOLO 2 nears completion, a world of detail falls into place. Excited yet? Here are ten (more) reasons why we are.   The restless (color coded) loop of featured artist Jürg Lehni’s Flood Fill – Clock (2009) shown above couldn’t capture the current, final, stage of magazine production any […]

18/06/2015 in HOLO
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Short Cuts – CentrePasquArt Maps 50 Years of Invention and Influence in Art and Design

CentrePasquArt’s super-group show Short Cuts invites viewers to trace ideas, influences, and positions across five decades of work by merely taking a few steps.

01/06/2015 in Events&Review
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Catching the Light: Semiconductor remap the sky (as telescopes see it)

The latest work of Brighton-based artist researcher duo Semiconductor (Ruth Jarman & Joe Gerhardt) pulls back the shiny veneer of cosmology by collaging thousands of raw telescope images into a sculptural projection.

25/03/2015 in Environment
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HOLO 2 – Back to the (not-so-distant) future

Learn more about the making of HOLO 2. Featuring over 30 contributors from a dozen countries and a hefty 200 pages of premium print, HOLO returns and endeavours to be smarter, more substantive, and more special than our first issue.

11/02/2015 in HOLO
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Bright Matter: Afterglow – Joanie Lemercier on light, craft, and the sublime

From November to January 2014, Muriel Guépin Gallery in NY was the home to ‘Bright Matter’, an exhibition of enigmatic works by five international artists widely recognized for their spatial-aesthetic research, creative engineering, and stunning perceptual hacks. We check in with the event’s instigator, curator, and participating artist Joanie Lemercier for a report, the back story, and a 2015 teaser.

20/01/2015 in Events&Members
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Bookmarks and Milestones: An Annual Report (of Sorts)

By publishing (and many other) standards, HOLO just took its first steps. Yet nine months after the magazine’s launch, we look back and can’t believe how far we’ve come. What happened? Here’s a stocktaking, a travelogue, and a teaser.   The middle of December is a somewhat special time for us. Two years ago this past Monday, the […]

19/12/2014 in HOLO
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Bright Matter – A group show exploring light, space, and perception

Illusive rear-projections, flickering moirés, fluorescent puzzle boxes: opening this Friday, November 21st, at Muriel Guépin Gallery in New York City is ‘Bright Matter’, a dazzling group show that’ll bend, warp and (if only briefly) break the way we see.

18/11/2014 in Events&Members