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Changing thoughts: a series of digital art holograms
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Light is the one key essential quality of holography and as such holograms are morphologically closer to 'Optical', 'Kinetic' and 'Light Art'. In my attempt to explore this 'Kinetic' feature I collaborated Martin Richardson in the Modern Holography Program at DeMontfort University, in Leicester between March 2010 and 2011, to produce a series of digital art holograms and lenticulars with an open and experiential reference to light capture as energetic element. These holograms were filmed using a 35mm digital camera on a moving rail system and are as such 'Stereogram's', then printed by GEOLA in Lithuania as reflection holograms measuring 50cm x 60cm. The title of this series of digital stereographic holograms is 'Changing Thoughts'. They allude to the interrelationship the observer has in assuming an understanding of what they see, only to suddenly change when they find out that what they are seeing is actually something quite different to what they had understood. Much critical theorization, in recent times, has focused on the body and related to the work of Merleau-Ponty. And to António Damásio, the word images, means mental patterns with each sensorial way. Not only related at "visual" images nor static objects. But also sonorous images, or body inside images like those described by Einstein when he was trying to solve problems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7957, Practical Holography XXV: Materials and Applications, 79570D (7 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.874972
Show Author Affiliations
Isabel Azevedo, Univ. School of Arts of Coimbra (Portugal)
De Montfort Univ. (United Kingdom)
Martin Richardson, De Montfort Univ. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7957:
Practical Holography XXV: Materials and Applications
Hans I. Bjelkhagen, Editor(s)

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