Holographic art has intrigued me from
three different points of view. In
the first place, it seemed to me a form of optical illusion that
a new development of the aesthetics of absence. Secondly, holographic
art seemed to constitute a specific phase in the history of Light
and thirdly, it appears that holographic art makes a distinct
contribution to the interactivity between the artwork and the
in the context of contemporary high-tech art.
The present prospects in these three
areas seem to me very bright, but
creative holography will certainly also play its part in still
underdeveloped sectors, such as Virtual Art which now extends
limited area of Computer Art and, with its humanised techniques,
philosophical attitude between the real and the virtual and its
multisensorial outlook, represents a new departure.
Frank Popper spoke in the