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Reflective Mirrors Placed Strategically in Different Landscapes

Multi-disciplined artist Francisco Infante-Arana and his wife Nonna Gorunova collaborate on a visually engaging series of images that utilize the transformative quality of mirrors. Without using any post editing software or any form of digital manipulation, the artists manage to create stunning sculptural land art with mirrors that reflect and, thereby, redefine their environment.

Using basic materials like their reflective panels and some rope, the Moscow-based duo install each of their manmade works, which they refer to as “artefacts,” into natural environments. They create a visual dialogue between nature and their artificial elements inserted into the terrain or suspended above the ground.

The artists proceed to document the scene in photographs that reveal a spectacular view of the surrounding landscape. The sky is surreally reflected in a jagged mirror on the ground and mounds of dirt are simulated on another reflective surface that pierces the atmosphere.

Francisco Infante-Arana and Nonna Gorunova on Facebook
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Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at major TV, film, and publishing companies as well as other independent media businesses. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies, reading, crafting, drawing, and volunteering at her local animal shelter.
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