Tape Optical Illusion

Photo credit: Darel Carey

Your eyes aren’t playing tricks, all of these art installations were created with black electrical tape by Los Angeles-based artist Darel Carey, and not in Photoshop. “People sometimes ask me why I take the time to tape individual lines when I can just create a wallpaper, or paint a projection. There are many reasons to me, just to name a few: I enjoy the organic process of how the lines shape the space in ways I can’t always predict [and] it would change the context of what I’m doing (although not with this work, I can conceive of situations where I might use wallpaper in an art installation),” said Carey. Continue reading for more pictures and two more videos.

Tape Optical Illusion
Tape Optical Illusion
Tape Optical Illusion
Tape Optical Illusion
Tape Optical Illusion