Edinburgh Review: Power Plant

If you think the Fringe can offer you no more surprises, then wait until nightfall and head over to ‘Power Plant’. Using the verdant landscape of The Royal Botanical Gardens as a blank canvas to be worked upon, this multimedia installation almost defies description. Wandering from greenhouse to greenhouse like a visitor to some strange alien pod world, you are greeted by chirruping mechanical insects rustling in the bushes, electric sparks dancing amidst the branches of a tree, haunting voices emanating from torn dresses that are hung above a pond, and numerous other strange, playful and often downright spooky sound and light installations. This fusion of nature and technology is weird and wonderful, though a touch overpriced.

4/5

This review was originally published here.

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