Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology

Towering installations visualize scientific data, projectors beam kaleidoscopic animations onto sculptural forms, responsive 3D-printed environments mimic life—as consumer electronics become indistinguishable from science fiction, contemporary artists and designers are prototyping fantastical futures before our very eyes.

HOLO is a biannual window into their world: 200+ pages of personal encounters with leading practitioners, visits to key studios and institutions around the world, analysis from prominent thinkers and niche experts—each issue of HOLO is a thorough record of timely trends and paradigms, mixing long-form journalism with striking photography in premium print.


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.


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?”

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