Keep your eyes open for 26 new mirrors installed on the streets around Barcelona, one with each letter of the alphabet.
Just as graffiti fills in the negative, forgotten, and ignored spaces of our cities I hand painted in the negative space of the letters and left the city to fill in the rest.
Mirrors are more than just something to see yourself in.
As a child I always thought they were actually windows into another world, one that was so familiar yet completely opposite.
The Reflect On project speaks via these windows. They are visual messages to us from our other selves and a reflection of the world we inhabit.
The photos of these paintings are simply snapshots of paintings that are constantly moving and changing.
When you look into a mirror you are the only subject that it speaks to and about in that moment. When you move on it is no longer yours.
In the public space these mirrors are everyone’s and they are about everyone.
This project has been ongoing since 2006 and the mirrors have shown their faces (and yours) in Bucharest, Istanbul, Barcelona, NYC, and Mexico City.
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In NYC everything you see is “a la venta,” except this handpainted mirror.
and exploit them.
People say broken mirrors bring 7 years bad luck. I say…
fick to cluck bigger
found in the Born next to a mirror of mine
Old mirrors still hanging on, beneath the layers of the city…
Can I get a break? Already people have begun stealing the mirrors I’ve been putting up these past few weeks.
Here’s one that didn’t make it…
We all have our price. Some people just choose not to pay it.