A Retrospective of Stunning 3D Stereoscopic Images
One of the world's leading contemporary stereoscopic photographers, Robert Bloomberg, will present several of his most acclaimed 3-D multi-media works on Sunday, November 7, 2004 at 2:00 PM, at The National Heritage Museum in Lexington, Massachusetts.
This program, presented by Stereo New England / NE3D, represents some of Mr. Bloomberg's most celebrated and recognized work in the areas of stereo still photography and original musical composition. The award-winning short programs will be shown in a large-screen, multi-projector presentation that is open to the general public and is free of charge.
Variations On A Screen: A Duet For Camera & Computer (1995, 6 min.)
A blend of traditional stereo photography and whimsical computer manipulation.
The City Quakes: The S.F. Earthquakes of 1906 & 1989 (1992, 15 min.)
This historic show features rare stereo images of the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 as well as dramatic 3D photos of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
Portrait Of Tuscany (1998, 14 min.)
A dreamlike view of one of the most charming places on earth, with each photographic image flowing poetically into the next
Best of Show, Stereo Theater, National Stereoscopic Association Conference, 1998
Hidden Stereo Treasures (1997, 6 min.)
A tongue-in-cheek look at some highly unusual and unlikely stereo cameras.
About Face, A Show Of Masks (2000, 6 min.)
A dramatic sampling of this universal art form, featuring 70 masks from 14 countries.
Day Of The Dead (1999, 11 min.)
Once a year, at the beginning of November, the souls of the dead return for a unique homecoming. This show follows the preparations for this remarkably joyous festival. Filmed in Oaxaca and Mixquic, Mexico.
Frogs & Friends (1997, 12 min.)
Frogs as you've never seen them before, with stereo macro cameras providing stunning close-up detail. This show features some of the world's most colorful creatures; from the tiny jewel-like golden mantella to the giant, cannibalistic Argentine horned frog. The "friends" range from a shy chameleon to a friendly whale.
Best of Show, Stereo Theater, National Stereoscopic Association Conference, 1997
The Lost Temples Of Angkor (2002, 30 min.)
A thousand years ago the great Khmer civilization arose in the jungles of Cambodia and eventually dominated all of Southeast Asia. The magnificent architecture and exquisite sculpture of its temples illustrate the myths, religions and history of this remarkable culture. After years of terror under the Khmer Rouge followed by war and instability, Angkor is again open to foreign visitors. Now a World Heritage Site, the ruins include Angkor Wat, the largest religious structure in the world.
Best of Show, Stereo Theater, National Stereoscopic Association Conference, 2002
Mr. Bloomberg will present the program and also be available for a discussion and questions regarding his works and techniques.
About The Artist
Robert Bloomberg received his BA in art/music from U.C. Berkeley and MA in cinematography from S.F. State University. His passion for 3D began in 1980, and over the past 24 years he has produced an
exceptional and highly-acclaimed body of work. His prize-winning multi-media shows have been featured at the San Francisco Exploratorium, Oakland Art Museum as well as national and international stereo conventions. In June of 2000, as director of the stereo theater at the National Stereoscopic Association (NSA) convention in Mesa, Arizona, he produced the world's first 3-D Dive-In Theater. Currently, Mr. Bloomberg serves as the Northern California Director of the NSA and 3-D Technical advisor for the Photographic Society of America. Equally talented in music composition and performance, he composes and performs the original soundtracks for his shows.
About Stereo New England / NE3D
SNE/NE3D is a New England club of 3D photographers and those who appreciate the art of 3D imaging. The group meets four times a year at the National Heritage Museum in Lexington, MA, for meetings, which typically include presentation of members' 3D images, a featured 3D program, auction, show-and-tell and announcements relating to 3D. The public is always welcome to attend. SNE/NE3D is sponsoring this special 3D event to promote appreciation of the art of 3D imaging and to express our appreciation to the National Heritage Museum.
For more information see http://www.NE3D.org and http://www.sne3d.org.