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In Open ego, a large glass sphere, the back portion of whose surface has been covered with a mirror finish and painted flat black, is displayed on a stand. Looking into the sphere, the viewer sees himself placed within the context of the surrounding space, a spatial context exaggerated by the wide-angle of the mirror’s convex surface. The sphere serves as an optical device, offering visitors distorted views of not only the visitor but also their entire environment.

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Materials
Partially silvered glass sphere, stainless steel, paint (black), rubber ring
Dimensions
159 x 46 x 46 cm, glass sphere: ø 40 cm