Michael Bleyenberg


 Self portrait of people who are absent. A homage to his art teacher

Norbert Tadeusz and art teacher’s teacher Joseph Beuys.

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

Michael Bleyenberg, Shaman, 2016,  Reflection hologram from combined pulse laser recordings, 12” x 16”. Edition of 2 + 1 artist copy

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.

Produced with a Holographic Art Grant, financed by the Hologram Foundation.  Technical realization made in collaboration Detlev Abendroth at AKS Holographie in Germany.

‘Architecture and light, the permanent and the ephemeral can be put into a state of creative tension.