The history of mirrors tells us that images first captured through reflections were alleged to be false distortions. But the lens has now curved to such a degree that being fictive is an integral part of being real. I often think of the Net as a mirror for multifaceted reflections and refractions.
Lynn Hershman Leeson, in Pierre Restany, “San Francisco and the Grande Dame of Digital Art,” Domus, no. 816 (June 1999): 118.