Inspired by the otherworldly landscape of Joshua Tree, California, artist Phillip K. Smith III turned a 70-year-old desert cabin into an awe-inspiring optical illusion.
With a series of mirrored panels and some LED lighting, Smith created "Lucid Stead" from an abandoned shack that stood on five acres he had purchased in 2004. The resulting play of light and reflections created a kind of fragmented phantom that appeared to be stuck between here and another dimension.
Unfortunately, the work was only temporary, but you can experience it through a series of images available at Royale Projects.
You can also watch Royale Projects' official video on the work, below. ... Continued