Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

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  • 31 July 2008

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Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

Six different, self-contained installation pieces by hugely acclaimed Canadian artist partnership Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, which run a series of gamuts, taking in culture both high and popular, film, multimedia robotics and motion-triggered sound works. Of particular interest are the pieces ‘Opera for a Small Room’, a sound collage performance using 2000 records, and the sinister ‘Killing Machine’ (pictured), inspired by Kafka’s In the Penal Colony.

Fruitmarket Gallery, 225 2383, until 28 Sep, free.

Edinburgh Art Festival

Scotland's largest annual celebration of visual art offers work by the best contemporary Scottish artists as well as exhibitions of the most important international artists and movements of the 20th century and other historical periods.

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

  • 5 stars

A first chance for Scottish audiences to experience the work of one of the most internationally-respected artist partnerships. Six different, immersive installation works which combine image, video, sound and music, as well as architectural and sculptural installation, draw audiences into a highly credible fictional world…

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