Among Us

"My dear! My dearest! Grieve not that thy beloved is so far away. I am plagued with mosquitoes. I already have two bites on my throat, one quite near the other, on each side. One dreams so heavily in this desolate castle, but fear not." –Hutter, 1922.

Jorge Orozco

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Among Us, 2021. With: Alejandro González Iñárritu (Amores Perros, 2000); Andrei Tarkovsky (Ivan’s Childhood, 1962); Andrew Fleming (The Craft, 1996); Anna Biller (The Love Witch, 2016); Benjamin Christensen (Haxan, 1922); Carl Theodor Dreyer (Vampyr, 1932); Chloé Zhao (Nomadland, 2020); Dario Argento (Inferno, 1980); Djordje Kadijevic (Leptirica, 1973); E. Elias Merhige (Shadow of the Vampire, 2000); F. W. Murnau (Nosferatu, 1922); Franci Ford Coppola (Bram Stoker’s Dracula, 1992); George A. Romero (Season of the Witch, 1972 & Martin, 1977); George Miller (The Witches of Eastwick, 1987); Giuseppe Tornatore (Cinema Paradiso, 1988); Jaromil Jires (Valerie and Her Week of Wonders, 1970); Jim Jarmusch (Only Lovers Left Alive, 2013); John D. Hancock (Let’s Scare Jessica to Death, 1971); John Llewellyn Moxey (The Night Stalker, 1972); Just Jaeckin (Emmanuelle, 1974); Karel Kachyna (Carriage to Vienna, 1966); Lambert Hillyer (Dracula’s Daughter, 1936); Luca Guadagnino (Suspiria, 2018); Mario Bava (Black Sunday, 1960); Masaki Kobayashi (The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer, 1961); Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger (Black Narcissus, 1947); Neil Jordan (Interview with the Vampire, 1994); Otakar Vávra (Witchhammer, 1970); Paul Landres (The Vampire, 1957); Peter Sasdy (Countess Dracula, 1971); René Clair (I Married a Witch, 1942); Rob Zombie (The Lords of Salem, 2012); Robert Bierman (Vampire’s Kiss, 1988); Robert Eggers (The Witch, 2015); Sidney Hayers (Night of the Eagle, 1962); Terence Fisher (The Brides of Dracula, 1960 & Dracula Prince of Darkness, 1966); Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In, 2008); Werner Herzog (Nosferatu the Vampire, 1979); Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire, 1987); Xan Cassavetes (Kiss of the Damned, 2012) &; Thom Yorke (Volk, 2018).

Jorge Orozco is a Zurich-based architect who performs as a university lecturer, AI researcher, visual artist, and building designer. Much of his work addresses contemporary global issues by observing events from different times and spaces. He is fascinated by the network of computers covering and sensing the world in real-time, and by the abilities that pictures, movies, and books gain in this novel condition.

Jorge is the author of Panoramas of Cinema, an open search engine tailored to a personal collection of movies.