Friend or Foe are an arts collective who create and experiment with sound, music, film and light to create immersive artworks, multi-sensory environments and interactive experiences.
Legends Of Flight
Laura Campbell is a songwriter, musician, theatre performer, director and events organiser. She has toured internationally fronting electronic pop duo Mulu, whose self-directed live shows combined theatrical performance, elaborate costume, interactive stage props and video projections.
Laura currently co-directs the Unity Youth Theatre and Friend Or Foe lunchtime theatre group. As an actor and performer she has worked with Royal De Luxe, ZHO Visual Theatre and Cut To The Chase, including ‘Tony Teardrop’ written by Esther Wilson at St Luke’s Bombed Out Church in Liverpool.
Adam Sloan is a cross-media artist, filmmaker, sound designer, musician and lecturer. As co-founder of Din Collective (2000-2010), previous projects include AV performance, music composition, interactive projection & sound art installations for events in London, Barcelona, Berlin and New York.
Recent collaborative projects with Friend Or Foe, Unity Youth Theatre, Mercy, FACT and Bluecoat include immersive installation, performance, sound design and interactive projections at venues such as Tate Liverpool, Epstein Theatre, St Luke’s Bombed Out Church and the Anglican Cathedral.
Daniel Turner is a visual artist, motion designer, lecturer and programmer specialising in developing interactive performance media, using open-source programming software to generate and manipulate mapped projected visuals which react to live music performance and audience interaction.
He currently works with digital media company Hatch TV producing animated promotional artwork and motion graphics for clients such as Liverpool Sound City & Liverpool John Moores University. Daniel’s collaborative work with Adam began developing a series of interactive performance software tools and toys to allow audience participation manipulating live visuals, which have been used at festival events including Creamfields, Sonar, Lovebox & Glastonbury.
Scott Spencer is an art director, film maker, graphic designer and tinkerer. He studied Fine Art at Hull School of Art and Multi Media Design at Liverpool University. In addition to his design work for clients, Scott often collaborates working closely with other creative practitioners such aspoets, musicians and designers to create print and digital artworks, video and set design.
Scott was one of the artists chosen for Metal Peterborough’s Billboard Project 2015, nominated for a Webby Award, and voted winner of The Walker Art Gallery’s ‘Only In Merseyside’ photography competition.
Legends Of Flight packed the van up to ceiling with every instrument they had and travelled down to deepest darkest South Wales to write and record their debut album.
Recorded in an old barn surrounded by wild horses, Mountain West is a richly evocative and dramatic collection of songs exploring tales of love, death, escape and reinvention.