Leandro Erlich: Dalston ”House”

This has been all over the news in the last day or so, but here’s a BBC News video for a bit of background; http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23041236 Leandro Erlich: Dalston House26 June 2013 – 4 August 20131-7 Ashwin Street Dalston E8 3DLTickets:FreeTimes:Mon to Wed 11am – 6pmThu and Fri 11am – 8pmSat and Sun 10am – 8pm”Internationally known for his captivating three-dimensional visual illusions Argentine artist Leandro Erlich has been commissioned by the Barbican to create a new installation in Dalston.Resembling a theatre set the detailed facade of a Victorian terraced house – recalling those that once stood on the street – 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.Sited on a vacant lot on Ashwin Street Erlich will design and decorate the façade to resemble the houses that previously stood on the block. Erlich’s installation will be accompanied by talks workshops and live performances exploring themes related to the project including architectural history urbanism and perception which will be developed in collaboration with local organisations.” http://www.barbican.org.uk/artgallery/event-detail.asp?ID=14756

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  1. Interview with Leandro Erlich http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFF3BAnSNn4

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