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Miroslav Balka, Tate Modern & Modern Art Oxford | reviews, news & interviews

Miroslav Balka, Tate Modern & Modern Art Oxford

Miroslav Balka, Tate Modern & Modern Art Oxford

Dizzying video images of the Holocaust from Polish installation artist

Miroslav Balka: 'Pond', video still (2003)Miroslav Balka

Walk into the gaping mouth of the metal container featured in Miroslaw Balka’s installation at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall and you are plunged into a disorientating darkness. Unnerved, you shuffle forward, passing and perhaps finding comfort in the ghostly presence of other limbs, other bodies which are also shuffling uncertainly, all awareness of spatial relationships denied in the enveloping blackness.

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