The reflective pavilion, which has previously been installed in the desert near Palm Springs, currently sits in an Alpine meadow above Gstaad, Switzerland.
As people happen upon Mirage Gstaad they can approach it and even walk inside, where the mirrored walls frame windows and skylights.
“I saw Mirage as a human-scale lens that the viewer would enter into, and in the process, they would become the work,” said Aitken.
As the seasons change around it, the mirrors that cover Mirage House create a shifting display of scenery and sky.
“I am very interested in artworks that change continuously,” continued the artist. “Artworks that change with the landscape.”… Read more