APEngine spoke with Vicki Bennett otherwise known as People Like Us about her work, including her recent commission for The Great North Run.
Since 1991 British artist Vicki Bennett has been an influential figure in the field of audio visual collage, through her innovative sampling, appropriating and cutting up of found footage and archives. Using collage as her main form of expression, she creates audio ...
Work, Rest & Play, image courtesy of Vicki Bennett
Commissioned by Lovebytes in collaboration with Sheffield Galleries & Museums Trust, Vicki Bennett’s Work, Rest & Play is a captivating video triptych exploring the themes of labour and leisure, industriousness and stillness.
The film has been carefully constructed using industrial and documentary film footage from 1940-1975 to follow the endless chug of the conveyor belt of life. Formatted ...