Daniel Canogar (Madrid, 1964) creates new media installations, photo-murals and site-specific public art projects. He is interested in themes related to electronic waste, visual excess and the archeology of new media. His artistic practice often conceptualizes visual media as sculpture by creating screens with three-dimensional surfaces.
Daniel Canogar’s works include numerous public art pieces, such as Waves, a permanent sculptural LED screen for the atrium of 2 Houston Center, Houston; Travesías, a sculptural LED screen commissioned for the atrium of the European Union Council in Brussels and Constelaciones, the largest photo-mosaic in Europe created for two pedestrian bridges over the Manzanares River, in MRío Park, Madrid. Asalto, a public-participation series, has been projected on various emblematic monuments including the Arcos de Lapa in Rio de Janeiro, the Puerta de Alcalá in Madrid, the San Pietro in Montorio church in Rome and Union Station in Toronto.
His recent work includes Storming Times Square, screened on the LED billboards in Times Square, New York; “Small Data”, a solo exhibition using obsolete consumer electronics; “Quadratura”, a series of 4 installations that use media related to the history of film; “Vórtices”, an exhibition exploring issues of water and sustainability and Synaptic Passage, an installation commissioned for the exhibition “Brain: The Inside Story” at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.