Gala's Castle in Púbol is open again for the season. This year temporary exhibition is dedicated to the third dimension. Its title is 3D. Dalí and holography: virtual reality and the illusion of reality, and it shows two chrono-holograms Alice Cooper's Brain and Dali painting Gala, as well as a film of Dalí creating this second hologram. This exhibition is on show until 4 November 2012.
Ferran Mascarell, Minister of Culture of the Catalan Government, inaugurated this year exhibition. The ceremony was attended on behalf of the Dalí Foundation by its Chairman Ramon Boixadós, Antoni Pitxot, Director of the Dalí Theatre-Museum, and Montse Aguer, Director of the Centre for Dalinian Studies.
Content of the exhibition
This year the exhibition is dedicated to Salvador Dalí's research into the sphere of holography. The exhibition shows two chronoholograms entitled Alice Cooper's Brain and Dalí painting Gala, as well as a projection of a Super 8 reel video showing Dalí in the process of painting Gala for this second hologram.
Design and catalogue
The exhibition was designed by Pep Canaleta of 3carme33, and the graphics by Alex Gifreu. Like every year, the temporary exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue, with design by Bis Dixit, sponsored by "la Caixa" bank and bearing the title of the exhibition. The catalogue articles are written by Montse Aguer, Selwyn Lissack and Alice Cooper.
The Gala Dalí Castle in Púbol has opened its doors to the public on 15 March and closes on 31 December. The temporary exhibition inaugurated on 12 March can be seen until 4 November 2012.