Visual Alchemy Multi-Media Studios

Holographic Art - 3D Film - Avant-Garde Film - VR - 4D
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History of Visual Alchemy In Pictures by Al Razutis

Exhibitions - Projects - Histories

Summer Exhibition of Holography at Visual Alchemy Studio

Holographic works by Al Razutis, Sharon McCormack Collection and archives and notable others

Collage of pictures from present holographic exhibition at Visual Alchemy installed by Al Razutis

Holographic works by Al Razutis (my studio) and samples from Sharon McCormack Collection and Archives are on display now at Visual Alchemy Studio, Saturna Island, BC Canada. Additionally, selections from the nude pulsed holographic portraits of Ron Olsen (in the collection of AR) are also on view.

OPEN HOUSE tours of this exhibit and studio can be made for the weekend of July 30th and 31st, or other dates throughout Summer 2016 and by special arrangement and by contact to Al Razutis, studio owner and director.

MEMORY LANE:
There were no 'open house tours' in the 1970's at Visual Alchemy, but the Multiplex 'Ballerina' was there on the wall...

Visual Alchemy Studio entrance room with holograms 1974

Unique and Historical Holographic Art For Sale

Holographic Art by Al Razutis, classic and contemporatry, exhibited internationally - for sale or for exhibition - priced for 2016

Holographic Art Sales

Holographic Art by Al Razutis is for sale or for exhibition is listed in a page of selected works from recent and past historical periods. For photos and links to gallery title cards and more information visit this selection for 2016.

Contact Al Razutis directly at alrazutis@ymail.com for a price list or to discuss your exhibition interests.

2016 - holographic arts and archives of Sharon McCormack @ Visual Alchemy

       

Al Razutis now represents the arts archives of holographer Sharon McCormack as Curator and Trustee and Preservationist for posterity

This Collection and Archive is stored and preserved at Visual Alchemy Studio
More illustrations in 3D and 2D and documentations will be forthcoming in 2016
Contact Al Razutis directly at alrazutis@ymail.com to discuss your exhibition interests.

Collection Installation - Display Views

On display @ Visual Alchemy - multiplex motion-picture holographic stereograms and embossed holographic works in various mass mediums.

Sharon McCormack Collection of multiplex holographic stereograms - sample installation view   Sharon McCormack Collection of multiplex holographic stereograms and embossed holograms - sample installation view

Installations occur even in functional spaces

click/enlarge 120 degree multiplex stereogram - hologram - photo by Al Razutis   click/enlarge - Multiplex 12 degree Stereogram - Hologram - photo by Al Razutis

Commercial and artistic works by Sharon McCormack with portraiture in holographic stereograms in various formats: multiplex cylinder, framed in exhibition, foil embossed on advertising, sports covers & cards - photos by Al Razutis 2016

click/enlarge - Multiplex 360 degree Stereogram - Hologram 'Ilford' by Sharon McCormack - photo by Al Razutis   click/enlarge - Embossed Multiplex Stereogram - Hologram 'The Synthetic World' by Sharon McCormack - photo by Al Razutis   click/enlarge - National Geographic cover Embossed Multiplex  Stereogram -Cine-Hologram in part by Sharon McCormack - photo by Al Razutis   click/enlarge - Michael Jordan Embossed Multiplex  Stereogram - Hologram by Sharon McCormack - photo by Al Razutis   click/enlarge - Rickey Henderson Embossed Multiplex  Holographic Stereogram 'by Sharon McCormack - photo by Al Razutis   click/enlarge - Carl Ripken Embossed Multiplex  Stereogram - Hologram 'Ilford'by Sharon McCormack - photo by Al Razutis   click/enlarge - Tribal Chief Embossed Multiplex  Stereogram -Hologram by Sharon McCormack - photo by Al Razutis   click/enlarge - Multiplex Stereogram - Hologram 'Sylvia' by Sharon McCormack - photo by Al Razutis   click/enlarge - MIchael Jordan 360 Motion-picture Multiplex  Stereogram -Hologram by Sharon McCormack - photo by Al Razutis

More subjects found on Sharon McCormack's work in stereo 3D DVD presentation: 'West-Coast Artists In Light' Vol. 3

3D Video of multiplex stereogram works by Sharon McCormack including "The Embrace" on YouTube
3 min. video in 3D or 2D YouTube 3D:
SHARON MCCORMACK shows her holographic works  in 3D excerpt on YouTube

To exhibit or lease works from McCormack Archives

Sample Multiplex stereograms and holograms in Stereo 3D Photos - Videos

4D Holographic Motion-Picture Projection Systems

Current Projects - Investors Sought

Holographic Projection see it in Stereo 3D

4D Holographic Motion-Picture Systems by Al Razutis (designer, project lead) is being developed by Surreality Innovations Inc. and Visual Alchemy Studio based on original R & D. This project is covered under USA Patent Pending and we're looking for investors to bring it to market. This is true holography not pseudo and comes with color and motion and sound. It is projected in space and was demonstrated to interested parties in China in 2013. Contact Al Razutis alrazutis@ymail to discuss your ivestment or partnerships interests; this is B2B and NDA will be required. Give us a call when we're acquainted.

Stereoscopic 3D films for 2016

Burning Man 2015 filmed in Stereoscopic 3D and mono by Al Razutis

Al Razutis
Burning Man 2015 in Stereo 3D

Al Razutis went to Burning Man 2015 and filmed the art, people, and various creations and events in a spontaneous setting and documented this world-famous 'anarchist art event'. These films will be released in 2016 as a single 2D film and a number of stereoscopic 3D experimental films by Razutis. More information will be coming upon each release and date, including 2016 New Fillm Release 'Scenes from Burning Man 2015' 13 min. short subject - HD & Stereoscopic 3D.

Avant-Garde Films Live On - Classic Films by Razutis

The avant-garde films by Razutis continue to be exhibited and collected and featured in contemporary critical and historical writings. Originals and restored copies are housed at the Academy Film Archives, Hollywood, USA with thanks to Mark Toscano.

frames from Bridge at Electrical Storm from Amerika - a film by Al Razutis

June 4th, 2016 screening of 98.3Khz: Bridge at electrical storm is at The Cinematheque, Vancouver, Canada in native film form along with a number of curated archived experimental films from the 1960's and 70's Vancouver underground - experimental film scene. These screenings are part of a full program celebrating the Cinematheque 'Archives Day' and features introductions, discussions.

2016 Screening of Visual Essays - Italy

Visual Essays: Origins of Film will be screened at the Pesaro Film Festival as part of Critofilm - Cinema che vede il cinema (Cinema looking at Cinema) - July 2016

Visual Essays: Origins of Film by Al Razutis

"Visual Essays: Origins of Film" was featured in a 2015 critical analysis publication the Remix age - Exhibition as Archive by Viva Paci, Film Forum, January 2016.

The original and intermediate elements for "Visual Essays: Origins of Film" are archived at
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Archive, 1313 N. Vine Street, Hollywood, California, USA

Visual Alchemy Studio Acquires Single-Frequency CW Laser

Visual Alchemy acquires new CW single-frequence laser for holography - anaglyph 3D photo by XAR

Single Frequency diode laser and laboratory optics for making high coherence length (deep) holograms was acquired from Gary Cullen, formerly 'Holocrafts' who has closed his lab in Tsawwassen, BC. This device will enable us to create both master and copy holograms in a variety of formats.

2015 Avant-Garde Film Screenings

AAEON by Al Razutis (1970) screened at group show

Al Razutis' 1970 optical printing classic AAEON was presented in a program of West-Coast Experimental Films joining other classic films and makers including Bruce Conner (Cosmic Ray, Crossroads), David Rimmer (Variations on a Cellophane Wrapper), and Pat O'Neill (7362, Runs Good) presented November 23, 2015 at The Cinematheque, Vancouver, Canada.

Legacy Virtual Worls - VRML 2.0/97

UROBOROS and related worlds in Virtual Reality Markup Language - by Al Razutis

UROBOROS VRML 2 HOME PAGE in Html by Al Razutis

These 3D Worlds were built in VRML CG 'virtual space' in natural (orthoscopic) 3D, feature video maps of touch sensitive objects and facades with music. Coded with love of adventure in virtual space. Poetic avant-garde subjects, internationally shown, with selections at the Paris 1997, and the European Media Arts Festival 2002 Germany.
VRML WORLDS UROBOROS by Razutis first premiered in North America in 1999 Vancouver, Canada at 'The Body Electric' exhibition.

Virtual Reality Worlds by Al Razutis

Histories at Visual Alchemy Studios

Film - Video - Holography - 3D & VR by Al Razutis 1972 - Present

In 1972 Vancouver Visual Alchemy Studio (Inc.) was created to pursue independent avant-garde films, synaesthetic video art, the newly emerging holographic arts and stereoscopic 3D which would later include interactive 3D VR. These pages attest to both the origins of these works and their public presence in exhibitions, education, and technological innovations.