Daniel Rozin is obsessed with making mirrors, but instead of using glass or silver paint, he takes a more unorthodox approach to creating reflections. Using data from a Microsoft Kinect sensor Rozin manipulates everything from animated plush toy penguins, to his latest subject, a wall of fuzzy pom-poms.
You won’t be able to shave or pluck your eyebrows in front of it, but artist Daniel Rozin successfully turned a small army of 450 plush penguin toys into a fully functional mirror capable of forming a crude, low-resolution reflection of whoever’s standing nearby.
The Shiny Balls Mirror is means to create a digital picture through analog display. Aside from its too cool for school appearance, the spec sheet behind the image is just as impressive. 819 motors drive 921 chrome-plated plastic balls and an additional 921 black-anodized aluminum tubes to create the "reflection" from…