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Lucid Stead: A "Disappearing" Cabin of Mirrors

In Joshua Tree, California, artist Phillip K Smith III has completed Lucid Stead: an optical illusion/installation that modifies an abandoned 70-year-old homestead with mirrors in order to make it appear transparent. The cabin was also fitted with LED lighting to “extract the distilled experience of how light changes over time — how a mountain can be blue, red, brown, white, purple, and black all in one day.” As Smith stated, the project is about light, shadow, and tapping into the quiet of the desert. Check out more images and a video of the cabin after the break!

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Cite:Eric Baldwin. "Lucid Stead: A "Disappearing" Cabin of Mirrors" 07 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/455212/lucid-stead-a-disappearing-cabin-of-mirrors/>