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.
Posts by Alexander Scholz:

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

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

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

Smile TV – It works only when you smile

Recent Royal College of Art (RCA) design graduate David Hedberg’s Smile TV turns the medium’s engagement pattern on its head: instead of making you smile at on-screen silliness, you have to “smile to watch”.

09/07/2014 in MaxMSP&Members&Objects

HOLO 1 – “The magazine I always wanted to read!”

With HOLO 1 being in the world for a little more than two months, the conversations about the first issue of CAN’s 226-page magazine are beginning to shift. Instead of “Congratulations!” people now ask “How’s the magazine doing?”

05/06/2014 in HOLO

36 ventilators whirl 4.7m3 of packing chips – Zimoun unleashes a plastic storm

Opening this Saturday (April 26) and presented by the Art Museum of Lugano in Switzerland, 36 ventilators, 4.7m³ packing chips is the new installation by Zimoun, swiss born and Bern based artists known for his architecturally-minded platforms of sound.

23/04/2014 in Environment&Members

HOLO 1: A first look

226 pages, 34 contributors from 8 different countries, 12 months of blood, sweat and tears – the first issue of HOLO magazine, CAN’s exciting print spin-off that is “more a book than a magazine,” is near.

18/12/2013 in HOLO

HOLO – Almost there!

In the wake of our latest Kickstarter campaign update – and the new ‘magazine’ space here on CAN – it is time for us to report back home.

01/05/2013 in HOLO

KIHOU – A bowl of liquid light

Design studio tangent: fixes LEDs and a pump to bowl of sticky liquids, creating a brew of blinking ooze.

22/04/2013 in Members&Objects

Tearing Shadows – Robert Seidel breathes light into a plastic nebula

30 pieces of molded plastic, 2 HD projectors – hovering in the dark of Berlin’s 401contemporary gallery is Robert Seidel’s latest projection sculpture. Suspended from the ceiling and drenched in waves of light the amorph, skeletal structure comes alive – intricate, fragile, otherworldly.

12/04/2013 in Environment&Members

Embers by TDA – 1 kilobyte to rule them all!

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17/08/2012 in Mac&Members

Along the Line – Florian Grond’s linear space-time recordings

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01/08/2012 in Environment&Members&Scripts