Mirror for Room 411
Mirror for room 411, view from door
Mirror for Room 411 is meant to activate a banal, institutional-like room seemingly devoid of personality. A photograph is taken of the reflection of the space from a mirror propped up on two Styrofoam pieces. A detail from the room, in this case, a pipe next to the mirror, is recreated on the opposite wall, acting as an intervention/reflection of the real pipe.
Mirror for room 411, view straight on
A photograph is taken of the reflection that is in the mirror. The fake pipe is captured in the reflection but is then removed from the room. The resulting photograph is then mounted on the back of the mirror, which is placed sitting on the same two pieces of Styrofoam in the original spot.