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 […]


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.


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 […]


Pictus Interruptus and Other Notes on the Selfie

Drawing on his expansive knowledge of the history of representation, artist and scholar Pablo Garcia ruminates on the significance of the selfie in response to the ‘New Perspectives’ theme of HOLO 1’s PERSPECTIVE section.


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?”


Out Now: HOLO 1 – CAN’s very own magazine!

After more than a year of work, CAN’s print-spin off is now headed around the world! Dedicated to chronicling ‘emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology’, the first issue of HOLO is now available for order.


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.


Now Open: The CreativeApplications.Net Shop

We are pleased to announce the launch of CreativeApplications.Net’s Shop and an option to pre-order CAN’s upcoming sister publication, HOLO magazine


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.


HOLO – Final days on Kickstarter – Digital Gifts and More!

Over the last 4 weeks you’ve served us a potent cocktail of enthusiasm, affirmation and disbelief. Each morning we woke up to surpassed expectations. When the 456th pledge pushed us over the 100% mark only five days into our campaign..


What if CAN was a Magazine?

What if CAN was a magazine? What kind of stories would we tell in a different medium? The web is built for speed and while it is great for skimming and sharing it leaves a lot to be desired when it comes to telling long and in-depth stories. The details, references, influences, the processes that contribute to […]