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Leandro Erlich
Barbican Art Gallery
Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS , United Kingdom
June 26, 2013 - August 4, 2013


[VIDEO] Interview with Leandro Erlich
by Vernissage TV


Leandro Erlich: Dalston House is a highly interactive work that lives through the participation of the visitors. As the organizers state, visitors can “scale the walls of a Victorian terraced house without your feet ever leaving the ground.” So if you ever wanted to be Spider-Man, that’s your chance.

Leandro Erlich has been commissioned by the Barbican to create a new installation in Dalston. The work resembles a theater set. Erlich created a detailed facade of a Victorian terraced house – recalling those that once stood on the street – that lies horizontally on the ground with mirrors positioned overhead. The reflections of visitors give the impression they are standing on, suspended from, or scaling the building vertically.

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(Image on top: Photo © Gar Powell-Evans)



Posted by Vernissage TV on 7/2/13 | tags: public-art installation

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