LUHRING AUGUSTINE Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller are presenting the most entertaining and technically impressive show in Chelsea right now. The first of two installations is “The Marionette Maker,” a tour de force of mechanically animated puppetry inhabiting a travel trailer. A diminutive theater built into the caravan’s exterior presents a little man playing the piano and a tiny diva who sings an aria from Tchaikovsky’s opera “None but the Lonely Heart.” Inside, along with dozens of moving puppets, a life-size woman cast from Ms. Cardiff’s body dozes like Sleeping Beauty. It is altogether magical. “Experiment in F# Minor” (2013) consists of 72 old speakers, of many different makes and sizes, on a plywood table. Out of them pours music sounding like part of a rock opera, filling the gallery with physically palpable sound and transporting symphonic harmonies.
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