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    Shaman, 2016

    Reflection hologram from pulse laser recordings, 12’’ x 16’’
    Edition of 2 +1 artist copy

Self portrait of people who are absent. A homage to his art teacher Norbert Tadeusz and art teacher’s teacher Joseph Beuys.


The technical realization of Shaman was made in collaboration with Detlev Abendroth at AKS Holographie.

Michael Bleyenberg, Shaman

  • Michael Bleyenberg trained and practiced as a painter before focusing on compositions with optics and light.  He has exhibited extensively in Europe and was featured in MIT Museum’s Luminous Windows: Holograms for the 21st Century.  Bleyenberg’s public art commissions include EYEFIRE holographic wall for the DFG (German Research Foundation), Bonn, Germany and New Burlington Flare diffractive light installation for New Burlington Place, London, England among others.



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