Most copy machines lead a tedious existence—there simply to duplicate memos, syllabi, and the occasional smooshed body part.
Snow-capped mountains, shimmering beaches, a glacial lake: These breathtaking scenes aren't exactly real—Teufen creates them with found materials on the glass—but that's part of the fun.
"When people look at these landscapes, they think they're photographed," Teufen says.
"I like to confuse people's understanding of what's real and what's not."
Her adventures with the copy machines began in 2009, after she dreamed about an eerie, gray party, devoid of people and leached of all color.
"It's like stepping into a three-dimensional black-and-white photograph, where you are the only one moving, and the only one with color," she says.