Asalto Durham

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Photo and video credit: Daniel Canogar. Video edition: Sofía Montenegro.

Lumiere Festival, 11th - 15th Nov, 2015. Durham, UK.

Utilizing methods of public intervention and video installation, Daniel Canogar's Asalto is a projection that symbolically releases our fantasies of overcoming imposed obstacles in our lives. Engaging individuals as spectators and participants, a staged interaction takes place between a “stormed” site and collected imagery of a virtual public.

In the work’s process of production, participants based in Durham, UK, were invited to crawl across a horizontal green screen, as if they were climbing up a wall. This filmed action was then projected onto Durham's historic viaduct.