Everyone has something to say about their home and where they live. Taking over a house in Durham city centre, this video-mapped projection guided audiences through the lives of a selection of local people. Funny, serious and by turns surprising, the transformation moved through different architectural and social contexts as we encountered citizens of County Durham in their various domestic circumstances.
21 participants, representing a broad spectrum of County Durham residents, were video interviewed against a portable green screen studio for this installation. The edited stories about their home life, sometimes funny, serious, startling or even mundane, formed the inspiration for Home Sweet Home Durham.
Approximately 10 minutes in duration on a continuous loop, it followed a similar project last year, Home Sweet Home Aylesbury which allowed locals to become the star of the show whilst reflecting on life in the area.