Trash Mirror: An Interactive Sculpture Made from Found Objects
Daniel Rozin's "Trash Mirror" is a mechanical sculpture comprised of 500 pieces of variously colored trash collected from the streets of New York. Each piece of trash is activated by a motor that is computer controlled, causing the objects to open and close. Pixilated patterns roll across the surface building a picture plane from irregularly shaped objects as the viewer interacts with them. This piece suggests that we are reflected in what we discard. The piece celebrates the ability of computation to inflict order on even the messiest of substances - trash.