Altered Landscapes, Juan delGado

06.03.2017 to 03.05.2017

Wakefield Artwalk
Wednesday 29 March, 5 - 9pm
In Conversation with Juan delGado, 7pm (BSL interpreted)

Juan delGado is a Spanish interdisciplinary artist based in London, working across a wide range of media. Selected to take part in our Some Times residency programme he will be working at The Art House during March 2017.  

Altered Landscapes, an immersive multimedia installation will be on display to coincide with the residency. A combination of video, photography, light and sound is used to trace the journeys of migrants and refugees across Europe. To make Altered Landscapes, delGado travelled to Greece, Macedonia and Calais. Rather than filming or photographing the people he met directly, delGado recorded the places they passed through and the traces they left behind as they travelled to find safety. 

The artist will use his time at The Art House to work collaboratively with refugees and asylum seekers through Wakefield City of Sanctuary. Work produced during March will be shown alongside Altered Landscapes in April 2017.

The main video installation is accompanied by an audio description available through headphones, and is screened with captions at regular intervals. 

Find our more about Altered Landscapes

Find out more about Juan delGado

Altered Landscapes is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Artist Juan delGado has been awarded an INSIDE commission from New Art Exchange and DASH. INSIDE is a Disability Arts commissioning programme led by DASH with funding from Arts Council England.