We’re all alike (2019)

Korhan Erel’s work “We’re all alike” created for the group exhibition “Hacktivate Yourself!” curated by Tuçe Erel at 1a Space in Hong Kong in March 2019 revisits and reinterprets “The Hacker Manifesto”, an essay written by The Mentor (born Loyd Blankenship) on January 8, 1986.

Korhan used three computer voices spread over two speakers to read this essay. Inbetween parts of this essay, they inserted short sound compositions, found-sound collages and remixes of the essay in an effort to dig up and shine a new light on one of the first computer-era manifestos. The viewer experiences this sound piece by standing between two speakers facing each ear and the printed manifesto facing their face.

A trailer of the work will be online soon.

We’re all alike at 1a Space, Hong Kong (2019)