The exhibition "The Light Behind" offers a rare opportunity to see a selection of Dieter Jung’s groundbreaking holographic art in Berlin. The concept of the exhibition centres around the hologram, Dieter Jung’s passion and prowess which earned him his worldwide reputation, particularly his work "Pendulum und sein Schatten" and the holograms, accompanied by paintings, drawings and graphics from the last few decades.
Saturday, 13 January, 6 – 9 pm
Thursday, 15 February, 6:30pm
About the artist
Born 1941 in Bad Wildungen, Hessen, Germany Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
Dieter Jung, born 1941 in Bad Wildungen, Germany, is a pioneer of artistic holography. He studied theology, painting, graphics and cinema in Berlin and Paris. Since 1965 his visual installations have been shown in numerous international exhibitions. From 1985 to 1989 he was a Research Fellow at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) at MIT and from 1990 to 2007 Professor for Artistic Holography and Light Art at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. From 1992 to 1996 he was a member of the board of trustees of the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe. In 2010 he became a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the ZERO Foundation in Düsseldorf and in 2011 a member of the International György Kepes Society in Hungary. He lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Photo by Frank Jung