CONSEQUENCES (ONE THING LEADS TO ANOTHER) performance by PEOPLE LIKE US

Introducing the new People Like Us audiovisual performance:
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“Consequences”, has two definitions; it is the result of some previous action, and a game (called Exquisite Corpse by the Surrealists) in which a larger picture/narrative is created by assembling subject matter “blindly” in relation to a small amount of information made visible before it as a continuation point.  As a result, content surprisingly and sometimes magically changes over a short period of time or space, with every part still connected to that which goes before or after it.

This new audiovisual performance by People Like Us places similar but emerging subject matter side by side to construct the narrative, where a story emerges as a sum of the parts that came before it yet digresses on a tangent.  All actions have consequences, and here we see them played out, to wondrous and catastrophic effect!

“The subject of authenticity, the “original” in relation to the “copy” (coming from the word “copia”, meaning multitude and abundance) interest me as an artist working in the field of collage and appropriation.  “Original” has limited connection with “quality” or “engaging”, and (at least in the past 300 years) nothing created as an object or product can be traced 100% to an origin – everything is relative, literally – it has a mother and father.  Much like speed, dimensions, size, the terms are reliant upon the conditions of the person experiencing it, where they are and when, there is NO absolute.  This is reflected when very similar creative works and inventions occur at the same period by people who have no knowledge of each other’s works existence.  In Consequences we reflect that no man is an island, but the island has lots of mirror mazes… in fact some mirrors can be walked through.” — Vicki Bennett

People Like Us “Wonderful” [2012]

Trailer and Excerpt:

Performances:
Transmediale, Berlin – 31 January 2013
La Casa Encendida, Madrid – 15 March 2013
XOYO, London – 19 March 2013
Tectonics, Reykjavik – 20 April 2013
Colchester Arts Centre – 4 May 2013
Nuits Sonores, Lyon – 8 May 2013
Only Connect Festival, Oslo – 8 June 2013
Lab Festival, Augsburg – 25 & 26 October 2013
Newcastle Star & Shadow – 31 October 2013 (part of NOTATIONS Tour)
Sound of Stockholm Festival – 8 November 2013
Manchester Kraak – 14 November 2013 (part of NOTATIONS Tour)
Leeds Hyde Park Picture House as part of Leeds International Film Festival – 16 November 2013 (part of NOTATIONS Tour)
London Cafe Oto – 29 November 2013 (part of NOTATIONS Tour)
Bristol Arnolfini – 30 November 2013 (part of NOTATIONS Tour)
L’Embobineuse, Marseille, France – 15 March 2014
Hamburg Hörbar – 9 May 2014
Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre Here To Go Symposium – 31 May 2014
Baltimore, more info to follow in 2014

Press images:

Consequences at Colchester Arts Centre

Consequences at Colchester Arts Centre

Consequences Live in Madrid

Consequences Live in Madrid

People Like Us DJ set at transmediale Opening

People Like Us DJ set
http://www.transmediale.de/content/bwpwap-soundsystem-blue-hour-pluto
29 January 2013
10pm-1130pm at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Free – limited entry, arrive early

We are gradually adding more concert dates for our new audiovisual performance, which will appear in the right hand column on our front page.  However, worth mentioning here since it’s very soon –

We are DJing at the opening of transmediale on Tuesday 29th January at HKW in Berlin.  http://www.hkw.de/de/index.php

Entry to the opening is free but it is recommended that you arrive early since space may be limited.  For the full details on the festival opening visit:
http://www.transmediale.de/content/pluto-y-u-no-planet-opening-ceremony-transmediale-2013-bwpwap

transmediale 2013 officially opens its doors
on Jan 29, 2013: 17:30, at the HKW.

PLUTO Y U NO PLANET?
OPENING CEREMONY FOR TRANSMEDIALE 2013 BWPWAP
19:00 TO 20:30 – AUDITORIUM
Welcoming words: Bernd Scherer, HKW
Host: Kristoffer Gansing, transmediale
Special guests: Mike Brown, Lisa Messeri, Gerhard Schwehm
http://www.transmediale.de/content/pluto-y-u-no-planet-opening-ceremony-transmediale-2013-bwpwap

PNEUMATIC CIRCUS
reSource Networks
20:30 TO 21:00 – CENTRAL FOYER
A project curated by Vittore Baroni featuring the Mail Art Network

REFUNCT MEDIA PRESENTATION
RESOURCE USERS
21:00 TO 21:30 – K1
With Benjamin Gaulon, Gijs Gieskes, Phillip Stearns, Tom Verbruggen (toktek), Karl Klomp, Peter Edwards. Introduced by Tatiana Bazzichelli.

Film non-screening (you will have to attend to find out what you are not seeing)
People Like Us
Screening Imaginary Museum
21:30 TO 23.15 – AUDITORIUM

BWPWAP Soundsystem (The Blue Hour of Pluto)
DJ Set by People Like Us
22:00 TO 23.30 – Cafe Global

Festival Program Overview
http://www.transmediale.de/content/bwpwap-program-overview

 

 

transmediale 2013 – BWPWAP

People Like Us will perform the world premiere for “Consequences (One Thing Leads To Another)” on 31 January 2013 at transmediale 2013, Berlin.

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transmediale 2013 is happy to announce a preview of the participant highlights of the one festival week long Pluto day:

Alejandro Jodorowsky, Elizabeth Price, Ian Hacking, Lorraine Daston, Michael Brown, Kenneth Goldsmith, Olga Goriunova, Geert Lovink, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Dennis Adams, John Smith, Sandy Stone, Diane Torr, People Like Us, Boris Hegenbart and Felix Kubin, Vanessa Ramos-Velasquez f/ A Guy Called Gerald, Carsten Nicolai, Demdike Stare and Gatekeeper, official transmediale Miscommunication Platform OCTO w Telekommunisten and raumlaborberlin, three exhibitions under The Miseducation of Anya Major feat. Sonia Sheridan, YoHa, Kim Asendorf, Cornelia Sollfrank.

http://www.transmediale.de/content/bwpwap-program-overview