Reflective materials interrupt spatial perceptions and redirect the viewer from not just seeing the object but places their own body in space in relation to that object.

In Mirror Affect (2016), Christina Albu explores artworks with mirroring or reflective properties.  She argues that these artworks invite a social experience, an experience that questions: perception, the self and the other, private and public space, and the nature of spectatorship.

Corban Estate, with its domestic setting, seems a perfect place to examine the push and pull of our public and private selves.  The polarised attraction that we have to the mirrored surface which both pulls us in and fractures us off.



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