I wish I had a surveillance vanity mirror in my bathroom. Or, wouldn’t this make a great retail dressing room mirror? I find this art installation very “moving.”
MIRROR presented by Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery (NY) at the Scope-Miami art fair, Miami, USA, 2007 (documentation credits: Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery)
MIRROR (2007) is a surveillance vanity mirror that detects presence and follows a detected person so that her face is always in its center. This mirror is no longer a static piece of reflective glass where you can see your image, but an interactive eye that is following you. MIRROR is a self-contained work, entirely plug-and-play.
Here is more video about the project:
Studio Demonstration by Perry Hoberman,who developed the final software & electronics design for MIRROR, NY, October 2007. Full version. Documentation: Perry Hoberman