The Annual

Become a HOLO Reader: order the yearly print edition and get full access to our online content

The HOLO Annual is available in three different tiers. For options and shipping information see below.

Print + Online Edition
  • One boxed edition of the annual print publication (next issue: HOLO 3)
  • Free shipping anywhere in the world
  • Access to reader-only online content
  • Automatic yearly renewal until canceled
Online Edition
  • Access to reader-only online content
  • Automatic yearly renewal until canceled

Studio Edition
  • For classrooms, labs, and studios
  • Five copies of the annual print edition (next issue: HOLO 3)
  • Free shipping anywhere in the world
  • Access to reader-only online content for up to 20 users
  • Automatic yearly renewal until canceled

Print Edition

Please visit the HOLO shop for the current and past print editions of HOLO magazine

“While we relish the thought of our magazine pages yellowing and ageing like fine wine, we are thrilled to open ourselves up to bit rot and join the ephemeral, online fray. By late next year, where the magazine begins and this website ends will be a little blurry.”

What is included?

Print Edition
  • Annual printed 100+ page publication exploring emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology; each issue features deep thematic research and analysis across mediums and formats (essays, surveys, commentary, illustrations, photography, editorial experiments), drawing from a roster of journalists, cultural critics, artists and designers, and specialists from the humanities and sciences
  • Bonus material like zines, kits, posters, and limited edition artworks
  • Free shipping anywhere in the world
Online Edition
  • Encounters: longform interviews and profiles of key artists, designers, researchers, curators, and cultural producers
  • Print Edition Log: production updates, research notes, B-roll material, and other insights gleaned during the making of HOLO magazine
  • Archive: selected articles and features from past print editions of HOLO reimagined in a new online format
  • Special Offers: discounts for products available in HOLO’s shop and through our collaborators and partners
  • Dossiers (Public): a window into key exhibitions, festivals, and residencies through research and conversation—produced in collaboration with guest writers and artists
  • Guest Features (Public): essays, features, and historical research by invited contributors
  • Stream (Public): the latest news, links, exhibitions, quotes, and media recommendations from HOLO’s signature art, science, and technology timeline

Terms and conditions:


HOLO magazine is shipped annually via priority mail from our distribution hub in Berlin. Orders are mailed within two weeks of release: shipping within the EU takes 5-10 business days, orders to North America take 2-3 weeks, and shipping to the rest of the world can take 2-5 weeks. Tracking numbers are not available.

Reader Account

Your deliveries of HOLO magazine and reader-only access to are valid as long as you maintain your annual renewal. You will receive an issue of the magazine once per year regardless of the yearly start/renewal date.

Already ordered HOLO 3?

Customers that already have an order of HOLO 3 on file need to activate their Reader Account. HOLO 3 will be shipped in the summer 2021 to all orders. To maintain your reader account, access reader-only content, and receive future editions of HOLO magazine (after HOLO 3) you will need to “Upgrade” your account to one of the tiers above.

Cancelations and Refund Policy

You can cancel at any time. If you cancel your reader account your access to reader-only content continues until 365 days have passed since your last payment and you have received a print issue. For refunds, please get in touch with us via our contact page.


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