Janet Cardiff: Play and illusion and other fun stuff

Mon Apr 22 2024 at 06:00 pm

Schulich School of Music | Montreal

Janet Cardiff: Play and illusion and other fun stuff
Please note that this lecture takes place in the MMR (-2 floor, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building), followed by a catered reception.
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Janet Cardiff will discuss and present excerpts and documentation from specific artworks that illuminate the various approaches and methods of her and her partner George Bures Miller in relation to music and sound.

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller are known for their immersive multimedia sound installations and their audio/video walks.They have recently shown at the Tinguely Museum in Basel (2023); Lehmbruck Museum in Duisburg, Germnay; Museum of Modern Art in New York (2019); Museum of Contemporary Art in Monterrey, Mexico (2019); Oude Kerk, Amsterdam (2018); 21st Century Museum, Kanazawa, Japan (2017); Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris (2017); ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Denmark (2015); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (2015); Menil Collection, Houston (2015); 19th Biennale of Sydney (2014); the Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2013); and Documenta 13, Kassel (2012). In 2020 they were awarded the Wilhelm Lehmbruck prize for sculpture and in 2011 they received Germany’s Käthe Kollwitz Prize. In 2001, Cardiff and Miller represented Canada at the 49th Venice Biennale, for which they received the Premio Speciale and the Benesse Prize. They currently live and work in British Columbia.

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Schulich School of Music, 637 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC H3A 1E3, Canada,Montreal, Quebec


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