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Janet Cardiff: A Survey of Works, with George Bures Miller Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

Janet Cardiff: A Survey of Works, with George Bures Miller

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

Published January 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780970442833
Paperback
198 pages
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Shifting between fact and fiction, between the experience of the real and our projections, fantasies, and desires, Janet Cardiffs audio-video and multimedia installations explore the complexity and vertiginous nature of subjectivity in a highlyMoreShifting between fact and fiction, between the experience of the real and our projections, fantasies, and desires, Janet Cardiffs audio-video and multimedia installations explore the complexity and vertiginous nature of subjectivity in a highly technological world. They are interactive pieces where visitors are asked to touch, listen, smell, and often move through an environment shaped both by our perceptions and by the artists alteration of them. With references to film noir, science fiction, cyber-punk and various other filmic genres, her works, often created in collaboration with husband George Bures Miller, address the constant need to negotiate between presence and loss of self, memory and experience, sensation and imagination.