Caroline Mackintosh’s latest personal work centers itself around the re-construction of natural environments through composition and light-manipulation. Her series ‘Metallurgy’, features landscapes around Cape Town, South Africa (her place of birth and current base) and uses mirrors to create juxtaposing portals of warped light – resulting in the beautiful and surreal images of the collection.
When asked about how she creates this unique and eerie viewing experience, she replies: ‘The idea was to highlight the loneliness of the landscapes by establishing the mirror-portals as separate, almost sentient, entities and placing them to hover in isolation, as though forever experiencing an alternate perspective’