AESTHETICS OF THE THIRD DIMENSION

In view of the special qualities and their artistic potential, the long-neglected reception of stereoscopy in an art-scientific context – between and beyond painting and sculpture – is indeed an astonishing desideratum. The brief reconstruction of the history of spatial image representation from its beginnings in cave painting to the analog and digital stereoscopy of… Read More »

SIEGFRIED WAGNER 3D

Because of the exhibition at the Gay Museum, last year we had three portrait busts of Siegfried Wagner in Berlin. On this occasion, we got three-dimensional scans of these busts made in the TU’s 3D-Lab for possible future replicas. From the 3D data of the bust by Josef Limburg I created a parallax panoramagram. The… Read More »

EXHIBITION IN BAYREUTH

On the occasion of Wieland Wagner’s 100th birthday, our present exhibition in Bayreuth during the festival deals with Wieland Wagner’s reception of his father’s operas, Siegfried Wagner. Siegfried Wagner, who according to a saying by Martha Mödl, had the misfortune of being the son of Richard and father of Wieland Wagner, was the very first… Read More »

NEW PUBLICATION ON SIEGFRIED WAGNER

Accompanying our exhibition in the Berlin Gay Museum, Siegfried Wagner. Bayreuths Erbe aus andersfarbiger Kiste (which means something like: Siegfried Wagner: Bayreuth’s ‘Fairy’ Crown Prince), a new publication of the same title, edited by Peter P. Pachl and me, was published: Siegfried Wagner: Bayreuths Erbe aus andersfarbiger Kiste. The book comes with 100 pictures and… Read More »

STEREOSCOPY + IMMERSION

This semester, my lecture (Tuesday, 11:30 am to 01:45 pm) at BTK, University of Applied Sciences, Art and Design, will deal with History and Theory of Three-dimensional and Immersive Imaging Techniques, as well – including several excursions to 3IT, HHI, Fraunhofer Institute etc. pp.

EXHIBITION IN BERLIN GAY MUSEUM

At the exhibition concerning Siegfried Wagner in the unique Berlin Gay Museum, some autostereoscopic pictures of historical stage models by Siegfried Wagner will get shown which I recently took in Bayreuth. Also shown is a lenticular print of the morphing between Richard Wagner and his son, Siegfried, called »Siegfried? Richard? Helferich?«, which I created in… Read More »

SOME BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Some biographical information and a short summary of Achim’s three-dimensional art work have been added to the site, examples of the latter will follow later …

ESSAYS ADDED

Three renowned essays concerning aspects of stereoscopy by Achim Bahr have been added to the site recently: Anaglyphs Aspects of Stereoscopy Ludwig II – Neuschwanstein – 3D  

RE-IMPORTING OLD BTK BLOG ENTRIES

Since unfortunately the BTK blogs – … where the magic happened … – aren’t continued any more, I just re-imported some main entries of my old two blogs, the Virtual Space Blog, which started on May 5th, 2008, and the 3D-Lab Blog, which started somewhat later on December 27th, 2010, into this one where they… Read More »

3D PROJECT »GUSTRAU«

Soon in the Gustrow’s Uwe Johnson Library there will be quite a special piece of 3D art to marvel at: Digital & Interaction Design student Katja Hindenburg provided a 3D-model, a stereoscopic town view of »Gustrau« based on the well known copperplate, a bird’s view of 1706. Besides, she was supported by Achim Bahr, lecturer… Read More »