The mirror is an object of near alchemical potency. A tool of transformation. The mirror has the power to show us our reverse twin. The mirror allows us to look ourselves in the eye. The mirror shows us the world as it almost is. Continue reading
For those of you going to see the The The Comeback Special in various venues across Europe and the US, you might be interested to know that the video backdrop was produced and edited by People Like Us.
Tom Comitta recently published the book Airport Novella, which he states was influenced by the People Like Us a/v piece “DrivingFlyingRisingFalling.” We can see the influence and know that our collation approach is very similar to a lot of writers, which in turn inspires us in the direction of wanting to work more with text as a primary output.
Activating the Archive: Contemporary Uses of Visual Archives
Saturday 5 May 2018
11am – 6pm (Doors open at 10.30 am) / £20 – £25
We will be speaking at approximately 3pm
Processing The Product – a talk by Vicki Bennett (People Like Us) reflecting upon 25+ years of creating audiovisual media, sharing information and insights on creating large scale works using preexisting material. Continue reading
FRIDAY 20 APRIL 2018, 7.30PM at CAFE OTO, LONDON
POREST + PEOPLE LIKE US + KINK GONG
£15 £13 (WEGOTTICKETS)
On 20 April 2018, People Like Us will be presenting the London premiere of The Mirror as part of a two-day Discrepant label residency at London’s Cafe Oto. Also on the bill, our old friends Porest, and also Kink Gong. The excellent Discrepant record label celebrates its seventh anniversary with a diverse and vital cross section of artists from the roster. www.discrepant.net