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See Lost in the Memory Palace through the eyes of a teenager

June 4th, 2013

After visiting the AGO and seeing Lost in the Memory Palace: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, students from Cawthra Park Secondary School had to choose a work and record a 20-second response. Don Ball, head of visual arts at Cawthra, says the students were asked to move “beyond mere description.”

Experiment in F# Minor

The work:

Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, Experiment in F# Minor, 2013, mixed media interactive sound installation including 72 loudspeakers on two wooden worktables, 2.44 x 1.83m

Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, Experiment in F# Minor, 2013,
mixed media interactive sound installation including 72 loudspeakers on two wooden worktables, 2.44 x 1.83m

The response:


The Killing Machine
The work:

The response:


Storm Room

The work:

The response:


Dark Pool

The work:

Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, The Dark Pool  (detail), 1995, mixed media installation with audio and video, 10.00 x 7.00m (variable)

Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, The Dark Pool (detail), 1995, mixed media installation with audio and video, 10.00 x 7.00m (variable)

The response:


Lost in the Memory Palace runs April 6 to Aug. 18, 2013 at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

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