Amazing Optical Illusion to Shanghai

Amazing Optical Illusion to Shanghai
The argentinian artist recently presented ‘project shanghai’, his first solo exhibition in china in which he was commissioned to realize two site-specific installations for the newly opened jing an kerry center. on this occasion, erlich recreated one of his most famous venutres, ‘reflective optical illusion house’ (see another iteration of it on designboom here) in the form of ‘shikumen house’. In above photo:alternative view of leandro erlich’s larger-than-life optical illusion.

Amazing Optical Illusion to Shanghai
‘shikumen house’ sees a large mirror angled at 45 degrees hovering over a façade that depicts the traditional shanghainese architectural style

Amazing Optical Illusion to Shanghai

the work of the argentinian artist often sees viewers standing on their heads

Amazing Optical Illusion to Shanghai

up close
Amazing Optical Illusion to Shanghai




‘changing room’

in ‘changing room’ erlich draws visitors to pursue their own reflections via a series of carefully arranged mirrors within a staged assembly of shopping mall change rooms. here, one is confronted by infinite images of selfness, transported into a matrix of insatiable desire, confronted by a deep feeling of self exploration.

Amazing Optical Illusion to Shanghai

aerial view of ‘changing room’

Amazing Optical Illusion to Shanghai

the interactive work in its shopping mall context

Amazing Optical Illusion to Shanghai

Via designboom

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