A Mirror’s Self Portrait

In a series that feels very introspective, Meeror explores the concept of mirrors reflecting their empty world, when we’re not around. A mirror selfie, so to speak. The concept is funny, but the resulting images seem somber and serious. Mirrors of all shapes and sizes reflecting still, empty rooms. Post-production to remove the camera from the image was needed, and results in a surprisingly powerful set of photographs.  Artist Leonardo Magrelli has a very poignant eye, and we’re enamored of such a unique perspective on ordinary objects. Via Fubiz:

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The Meerror project shows what mirrors reflect when we are not in front of them. It consists in a series of photos taken facing a mirror, so we should see ourselves reflected in it, but we don’t, as if we were invisible. The result are real images, that exist in the world, but that we can never witness, for we are their own interference. In fact, we will never be able to observe directly what a mirror shows when we are not facing it, because every time we step in front of it, the image that was reflected a moment before is modified by our appearance. Only disappearing, we can observe reality without alterations.

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