Ana Maria Nicholson

Conjugal Love

Inspired by a newly wed couple this hologram celebrates the differences and connection within close love. 

Holographic Embodiment at the HoloCenter on Governors Island
August 31 – October 27, 2019

Ana Maria Nicholson, Conjugal Love, early 80s

“William James wrote, “All around us lie infinite worlds, separated only by the thinnest veils.” In my pieces there is a constant reaching out by the figure, a longing for freedom, for the body to break out of its limited envelope and into the light.”

Ana Maria Nicholson, Ph.D. has been working as a holographic artist since 1978. She is a cofounder of the Center for Holographic Arts (Holocenter.) and was its director for eleven years.  She has exhibited her own work both locally and internationally.  Her exhibitions include Portraits in Laser Light, a solo exhibition at the Fishbach Gallery in New York City, NY in 1997; Light and Sound at the Susquehanna Art Museum in Harrisburg, PA in 1996, Images de Futur in Montreal Canada in 1993; World of Holography in Nagoya, Japan in 1989; and Laser 87 in Munich, Germany in 1987. The show The Body Electric with Ikuo Nakamura was at the Green Street Gallery in New York in 2004 and at the Butler Institute of American Art in 2005-56.