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    Cornell University First Year Fall 2008 Professors Vince Mulcahy & Alex Mergold Using concepts found in the works of Richard Serra, Gerhard Rich… Read More
    Cornell University First Year Fall 2008 Professors Vince Mulcahy & Alex Mergold Using concepts found in the works of Richard Serra, Gerhard Richter, and Robert Smithson, the mirror installation attempts to incorporate aspects of manipulation as it pertains to the human body. Dealing with the notions of how we perceive ourselves, how we perceive one another, and how an installation can alter the world around us were the design drivers I attempted to incorporate with this project. Placed at the entrance of Sibley Hall on Cornell's Arts Quad, students would have to walk through the mirrored gauntlet to get to class. Caught by surprise the curious students were encouraged to interact, move and adjust the 24 pivoting mirrors creating an infinite amount of possible viewing arrangements. This installation stayed on display for an extended period of time and was featured on Cornell's AAP website. Read Less
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Cornell University
First Year
Fall 2008
Professors Vince Mulcahy & Alex Mergold

Using concepts found in the works of Richard Serra, Gerhard Richter, and Robert Smithson, the mirror installation attempts to incorporate aspects of manipulation as it pertains to the human body. Dealing with the notions of how we perceive ourselves, how we perceive one another, and how an installation can alter the world around us were the design drivers I attempted to incorporate with this project.

Placed at the entrance of Sibley Hall on Cornell's Arts Quad, students would have to walk through the mirrored gauntlet to get to class. Caught by surprise the curious students were encouraged to interact, move and adjust the 24 pivoting mirrors creating an infinite amount of possible viewing arrangements. 

This installation stayed on display for an extended period of time and was featured on Cornell's AAP website.