Biannual webzine of Theater, Video and Sound | ISSN 2532-3830 | doi: 10.47109/0102
Janet Cardiff (1957, Brussels, Ontario) is a Canadian visual artist. After the first works in photography and screen printing, he began to take an interest in the sound sphere by creating the Audio and Video Walk and installations in which the acoustic image is the main element of his devices. After a first collaboration at the beginning of the eighties, from the nineties she collaborates with her husband George Bures Miller (1960, Vegreville, Alberta). The two artists, living in Berlin, make sound and audiovisual installations, objects and events mixed media, video and audio walk. They have exhibited all over the world, including, at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid (2014–15), the 19th Biennale of Sydney (2014), the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (2013), the Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki (2012), the Baltic Center for Contemporary Art in Gateshead (2012), Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2011), the Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart Berlin (2009), and the Venice Biennale (2001). They have received many awards, including the Käthe Kollwitz Prize in 2011, the Gershon Iskowitz Prize in 2003, and the Benesse Prize and the Special Award, both from the Venice Biennale in 2001. They are represented by Luhring Augustine in New York.