mirror man mirror man
apr 18, 2010

mirror man

photo via flickr

this mirrored figure may look like a sculpture, but there is actually a man inside this extravagant costume spotted in san francisco. the costume belongs to a street performer who wore it outside san fran’s griffith observatory. the suit covers the wearer from head to toe with small fragments of mirror that provide just enough movement for posing and walking around. large pieces of mirror are placed on the front and back of the costume, while the head, hands and other detailed parts of the body have much smaller pieces. while we aren’t completely sure who the costume was built, it is clear that it breaks into a few smaller components and is most likely all attached through a single textile.

photo via flickr

photo via flickr

photo via flickr

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  • these photos are from the griffith observatory in los angeles, ca.

    stavaros says:
  • yes, in los angeles, NOT san francisco.

    ted byrnes says:
  • Michael is that you ?

    Kc.arts says:
  • who iz this man? just who’d fill my bill. ha. luv him. Jewlz

    Jewlz says:
  • how is it possible?

    yury says:
  • Remind me of Michael too.

    j says:
  • http://www.gustavtroger.com/

    secret solved

    Martin Krammer says:
  • What a great idea. And yes, in Los Angeles.

    rcvs1 says:
  • DisCo mAn. Finally something worthy of admiration and awe since weeks.

    yo Ho, Yo hO says:
  • I agree with yo ho… finally something admirable for the first time in weeks.

    saddleproductions says:
  • nice.. very nice!

    Manu says:
  • simple yet stunning…something that made me look at it again n again…
    after a long time!
    super!

    anuj r says:
  • like MJ. Man in the Mirror

    andrea says:
  • Very good ! Nice and good design

    celeste raposo says:
  • Daniel Toledo, Rio de Janeiro, did it before.

    Daniel Nijboer says:

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