Oneohtrix Point Never & New Media Art

Tue 16 Sep 2014 by Becky Mulvaney, Tags: ,

Daniel Lopatin, aka experimental musician Oneohtrix Point Never (OPN), will be arriving in the UK next month to premiere his original live soundtrack for Koji Morimoto’s Magnetic Rose at Jodrell Bank Observatory. Forming part of our Watch the Skies! weekend, this new commission will augment the operatic sci-fi visuals of one of Japan’s most accomplished anime […]


Are we the relief workers of the new collapse?

Fri 22 Aug 2014 by Becky Mulvaney, Tags: ,

“Can the slow-moving revolution we’re living through be won by those who can overthrow the increasingly elaborate systems of fear-mongering via the making and sustaining of clarity?” - Lucky Pierre Co-opting the “free” on-line course model of corporatized higher education, Lucky Pierre as L.P.F.U will lead the workshop:  “The Sky Is Falling. The Money’s All Gone.” […]


New Touring Project: Introducing TRES

Wed 23 Jul 2014 by admin, Tags: , ,

Since forming as a collective in 2009 TRES have achieved notoriety for drinking human urine, analysing thousands of anonymous fingerprints and photographing trash.

AND will be setting them loose on the waterways of the Northern England in 2015 where they will be free to research waste as an archaeological subject.


AND Hack #1: Lightning Talks

Tue 15 Jul 2014 by Becky Mulvaney, Tags: ,

We invited a range of speakers from across the UK and beyond to introduce, inspire and share their industry insights with us for our #filmdatahack.  Below are the audio versions of their talks, covering everything from torrenting trends, open data politics and pop-up cinema maps, to the intricacies of predicting what devices people will be using […]


AND Hack #1: Filmdata Projects

Fri 04 Jul 2014 by Becky Mulvaney, Tags:

Here is a run down of the projects which were developed, tested and presented as part of our first #filmdatahack.  We’d also like to introduce you to the very talented hackers who created them, not all of which had any programming or technical know-how, but who came along with great ideas which they managed to manifest […]

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Project Daedalus: Our Debut into Drone Cinema

Thu 03 Jul 2014 by Becky Mulvaney, Tags: ,

From September 2014 we embark on a research project, titled Project Daedalus which looks at the emerging field of “drone cinema”. This research is an exciting opportunity to repurpose drones for creative control creating multi-user experiences and new audience environments. By testing non-linear storytelling and creating interactive environments audiences will be able to engage remotely […]

Abandon Normal Devices

Good news!

Tue 01 Jul 2014 by Gaby, Tags: ,

We are delighted that AND has been recognised for our distinctive programme over the past six years by the Arts Council. This National Portfolio funding will provide the base from which to continue to build the organisation over the next 3 years and reinvent and reimagine our festival and vision in the future.

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Live Blog #4: Film Data Hack

Fri 27 Jun 2014 by Becky Mulvaney, Tags: , ,

Live blogging from Cornerhouse where we’re hosting our #filmdatahack Lightning Talks.


AND Hack#1 – Datasets

Fri 20 Jun 2014 by Gaby, Tags: , ,

For your hacking pleasure, datasets to inspire you. #filmdatahack has some great data for you to play about with. Cinephiles big and small are generously sharing their figures and statistics, passing the baton to you – the hackers. This is a great opportunity to get your hands on some statistics from a slice of the […]