Holographic Art and Motion-Picture Holography by Al Razutis

Holographic Arts & Displays

Over four decades of internationally exhibited and collected works in Holographic Art and more recently 4D Motion-Picture Holographics by Al Razutis. This unique and well-regarded work is for Sale or Exhibition.

Stereoscopic 3D video art by Al Razutis

Stereoscopic 3D Video Art

Awaiting the release of our 2018 3D films is opportunity to check in on the legacy works from the 1990's by Razutis - works that were screened internationally, and won some LA 3D film awards too. For a selection see Legacy 3D Video Art

Fred Unterseher from West-Coast Artists in Light by Al Razutis

Documentary Project

West-Coast Artists in Light is a 2D and 3D documentary multi-part film depicting the works of 16 west-coast holographic artists and commercial artists working on the west-coast of N. America 1970's to the present.

Amerika and Visual Essays by Al Razutis

Avant-Garde Films by Razutis

Avant-Garde Films by Razutis began in 1967 (public screening) and have continued to this day. Films of the earliest periods are listed at Film-Video Archives and continue to be exhibited internationally. Originals for these works are at the Academy Film Archives in Hollywood, USA.

Critical writings - interviews - manifestos - prose poems by Al Razutis

Critical Writings Media - Art

Razutis began writing on film and media in the 1970's when there was a scarcity of articles covering avant-garde film works. This has proliferated into performance art, interviews, interventions and critical articles, and prose poetry. For an extensive list see Writings

Virtual Reality and Speech-Interactive Avatars by Al Razutis

Legacy Worlds - Virtual Reality

From VRML and 3D Worlds in late 1990's to today's high-end tech and motion-graphics we enter new worlds of speaking, human-like creations which interact with us in real time using natural language. Speech-interactive 3D avatars by Al Razutis & named collaborators.

Upcoming in 2019

LUMIERE'S TRAIN frames - click for short video

Al Razutis' classic avant-garde film LUMIERE'S TRAIN (ARRIVING AT THE STATION is being screened on April 24th, 2019 at Musée d'Art moderne André Malraux, Le Havre, France Programming structure: Musée d'Art moderne André Malraux.

2 min. 35 sec. excerpt from this film is at EXCERPT - LUMIERE'S TRAIN on YouTube.

Ongoing: Holographic Motion-Picture History available for exhibitions

Sharon McCormack Collection and Archives @ Visual Alchemy

Sharon McCormack Collection and archives page and web contents by Al Razutis collection curator and administrator

Sharon McCormack Collection and Archives features histories of San Francisco and west-coast holographics and pioneering efforts, remarkable works which changed the way holography and holographic displays were seen around the world.

This collection in part or individually and archive is administered and curated by Al Razutis and is available for exhibition and leases / rentals in groups of works or as individual items.

Holographic Art by Al Razutis Priced for 2019

Holographic art by Al Razutis - sale or exhibition

Holographic art by Al Razutis - productions by Al Razutis with many pages of the dense history of this work as it developed over four plus decades.

Now Playing on YouTube

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 are being released in 2018 - 2019 as a number of stereoscopic 3D experimental films by Razutis, with music and soundscapes by Gary Courtland-Miles.   2018 RELEASE: SCENES FROM BURNING MAN 2015   (13 min., standard viewing on YOUTUBE)

SCENES FROM BURNING MAN frames - click and enlarge

Vol. 4 - West-Coast Artists in stereoscopic 3D

3D Video documentary on west-coast U.S., Canadian holographic artists

Produced and Directed by Al Razutis

Volume 4 continues the 'West-Coast Artists In Light' project in two important aspects: documenting the continuing works of Al Razutis, the last remaining practicing west-coast Canadian holographer and the guy who brought holographic art to Canada in the first place, plus the new research and documentation of the Sharon McCormack Collection and Archives. In this stereoscopic 3D volume the works of Al Razutis and Sharon McCormack, Multiplex Company, SF School of Holography come to life in spatial 3D forms and videos!

Avant-Garde Films - No Expiry Date

New additions - rare films by Sam Perry on YouTube XALRAZUTIS CHANNEL

Page on Psychedelic Cinema - Sam Perry - 1960's

Short Film Excerpts from films by Al Razutis on YouTube XALRAZUTIS CHANNEL

Some Razutis short films also can be found on Vimeo

Recent Screenings of films by Al Razutis:

GHOST:IMAGE frames - click for short video

Al Razutis' classic avant-garde film GHOST: IMAGE is being screened along with other experimental film works on November 19th at Festival Entrevue (Belfort) - 'SEANCE DE INTER-ACTION' programmed and presented by Sebastien Ronceray. 1 min. excerpt from this film is at EXCERPT - GHOST:IMAGE on YouTube.

'Visual Essays: Origins of Film" - March 5, 2018 Screening in Paris, France at Braquage

Visual Essays Origins of Film, a film by A Razutis

Méliès Catalogue screened by Braquage at Tolouse (ESAV), France, March 26, 2018.

'For Artaud' (Visual Essays) - January 25, 2018 Screening at BRAQUAGE 56 Rue De La Reunion 75020 Paris /Paris, France

The early film works 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.

My 'classic' experimental short film 98.3 KHz: (Bridge at electrical storm is on the web, on VIMEO on FaceBook and is featured in the 2018 on-line publication web site Labocine - Intimacy and Catastrophe: How Film Frames Climate Change by Kirsten Strayer, Curator/Author. Previously, this film had never been posted in its entirety on the web.

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

Previously, June 4th, 2016 screening of 98.3Khz: Bridge at electrical storm was 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 were part of a full program celebrating the Cinematheque 'Archives Day' and featured introductions, discussions.

Previously, international screening of Visual Essays: Origins of Film in Italy, July 2016 at the Pesaro Film Festival.

Check out Amerika and Visual Essays: Origins of Film to see why.

Razutis Film - Video - Media Archives

Film Archives of Al Razutis

For the last few years the personal film - video - holography - writing archives of Al Razutis have been undergoind 'excavation' and re-publication or further archiving when necessary. This has resulted in a number of works recovered and archived for restoration and storage of original elements and their documentations. All film elements and completed films are now stored at the Academy Film Archives in Hollywood, California which is where Al Razutis is from in his coming of age and initial film activities.

Razutis - Collected Writings on the Web

Collected Writings -  Archives of Al Razutis

Collected essays, interviews, publications in various forms, unpublished novels, letters and manifestos by Al Razutis and on the topics of his works. Avant-garde film, holographics, 3D video art, virtual reality, critical media studies, education, exotic fictions, political art, surrealism, prose poetry and critical essays are included in this list of available works on the web and on this web site.

XAl Razutis - Web Resume