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To Absent Friends

Paula Dawson

To Absent Friends is the world's largest laser trasmission hologram and was awarded the Grand Prix of the First High Tec Art Biennale in Nagoya, Japan in 1989. For this work Paula recreated a traditional Australian pub bar within the isolation of of the National Acoustics Laboratory in Sydney, as well as a functioning holography lab. To Absent Friends was a commission from Janet and Robert Holmes a Court. 

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