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.

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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.