01.07.14 by Jeff

Tumblr Of The Day: The Camera In The Mirror


A few years ago Google launched the Google Art Project, as a way of providing virtual tours of gallery spaces. Now Barcelona-based artist Mario Santamaría has created a tumblr called The Camera In The Mirror where he collects images of the Google camera capturing itself in a mirror.

There’s something unsettling about the camera’s ghostly appearance; the images almost look like stills from a Kubrick film. More images below.













The Camera In The Mirror

via: The Wild

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • Joe

    Kubrick is spot on. Somebody should come up with an elaborate conspiracy theory that ties together Google’s image capture projects with the whole Kubrick-faked-moon-landing idea. Seems like perfect internet fodder.

  • makes me feel all kinds of ways all at once, in awe + creeped out simultaneously. beautiful & eerie documentation. happy this exists.

  • Jacob Cozens

    Would love to see this translated to a set of isolated motels,hostels,hotels and spaces across different countries.

  • Luke Dorman

    Have you seen this? It’s my favorite Google related art project – the images are frequently beautiful, disturbing and surreal. http://9-eyes.com/

    • ya jon rafman was maybe the first i saw to experiment with this

  • Anthony Cohen


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