Daniel Rozin, "RGB Peg Mirror," 2019

Daniel Rozin
"RGB Peg Mirror," 2019
Anodized aluminum knobs, motors, 3D camera, control electronics, computer, custom software
72 in / 183 cm, diameter
5.5 in / 13 cm, depth

"RGB Peg Mirror" is the latest work from Daniel Rozin’s series of Mechanical Mirrors. This work is Rozin's first mirror capable of reproducing the viewers’ reflections in full color. The artist programs red, green, and blue colored knobs to tilt towards light and change their reflected color, thus allowing the recreation of a full-color portrait in a manner similar to a computer monitor or TV. "RGB Peg Mirror" has two modes of operation: an interactive period where the viewer is reflected on the piece, and a generative function where the piece animates according to several algorithms to show a shimmering and colorful display of undulating vibrant colors.