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Artist Vicki Bennett at the Factory

We are delighted to announce that renowned multimedia artist and Pixel Place artist in-residence Vicki Bennett is coming on the Factory! Vicki will be at the Factory on Monday, 11th of February at 5.00 pm.

Vicki will be presenting and discussing her work with the Factory participants and we are all very excited as it’s a great opportunity to find out more about what she does and why she does it - especially as Season 2 of the brand new Factory is taking inspiration from her work !

 Don’t miss it !!

 

Biography

Vicki Bennett (People Like Us)

 Since 1991 Vicki Bennett has been making CDs, radio, and A/V multimedia under the name People Like Us. By animating and recontextualising found footage collages Vicki gives an equally witty and dark view of popular culture with a surrealistic edge. People Like Us broadcasts an ongoing experimental arts radio and podcast show on WFMU, called "DO or DIY", which, since it began in 2003, has had over a million "listen again" downloads.

 Vicki has shown work at, amongst others, Tate Modern, The National Film Theatre, Purcell Room, The ICA, Sydney Opera House, Pompidou Centre, Sonar in Barcelona, The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, The Barbican, Maxxi in Rome, the BBC and Channel 4. She has also performed radio sessions for the BBC's John Peel, Mixing It, and also CBC, KPFA and many more in the US. There have been features in The Observer, The Wire, NME and BBC website. People Like Us have been commissioned by The Arts Council England, The BBC, AV Festival, Sonic Arts Network, Forma, LUX and Lovebytes amongst others.

 Have a look at Vicki’s work here:

 http://peoplelikeus.org/

 http://vimeo.com/peoplelikeus

Published: 11th February 2013