Leandro Erlich: Dalston House at 1-7 Ashwin Street

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Leandro Erlich Dalston House. Photo by Gar Powell-Evans. Barbican Art Gallery 2013
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Channel your inner Spiderman this summer; defy gravity, scale walls and swing from window ledges at Dalston House!

This free, temporary installation in Hackney resembles a movie set, featuring the facade of a late nineteenth-century Victorian House. Complete with a door, windows, mouldings and other architectural details, it evokes the houses that previously stood on the block.

The life-size facade lies on the ground with a mirrored surface positioned overhead at a 45 degree angle. By sitting, standing or lying on the horizontal surface, visitors appear to be scaling or hanging off the side of the building.

Dalston House was created by Argentine artist Leandro Erlich, who is internationally known for his captivating, three-dimensional illusions. He was commissioned by the Barbican Art Gallery as part of Beyond Barbican.

The project is accompanied by a programme of events, including; talks, film screenings, performances, tours and workshops.

The house is sited on a disused lot that has largely remained vacant since it was bombed during the Second World War.

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V22 Ashwin Street

10-16 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London, E8 3DL

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V22 Ashwin Street

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10-16 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London
E8 3DL
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+44 (0)7955 154422