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Flipped Out

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Deem, Rebecca; Holocom
Date made: 1986-1987
Materials: reflection hologram; glass (?)
Measurements: 16 in x 12 in x 1/2 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Classification: holograms

Artwork featuring a hologram, polaroids and drawings; hologram shows a green portrait of creator from chest up; she wears large sunglasses and holds her left hand up and closer to foreground; her hair of her left side sticks up in the air and out toward foreground; below the hologram, adhered to light purple matting, are 2 polaroids that show the making of the hologram; arrows and lines in green marker are drawn on the pictures; left picture shows artist in profile having the hologram of herself taken; written on polaroid under the image is `lines, zwei'; right picture overlaps the left picture and also shows the artist in profile having her hologram taken; in upper right corner is written `Proposeg I.P. Position; written on polaroid under image is `drei, mit Sonnedrille' (?) (writing is difficult to read); to the right of these polaroids is a drawing in pencil and crayon on white paper of 2 glass plates; arrows show how these plates can spin around; written on the paper is `Self quotation based on "Experience of Event" and "Re: (w/h) Flipped over"; (this picture, according to notes in MOH accession files, seemingly shows the hologram production process); written under hologram is `Rebecca Deem, 1986-7, "Flipped Out".'

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