AND produces, develops and stages one of the biggest media arts festivals in the UK. Travelling to and mapping a different terrain every two-years, AND Festival is a rehearsal space and catalyst for new models of working. The programme invites new ways of seeing the world through re-negotiating our relationship to place featuring live cinema events, installations, online projects, residencies, public realm interventions exhibitions, performances, games and apps.
In a series of journal posts, The Hive collaborator Laurie Crombie, documents the process of building The Hive, from its first showing…More
Abandon Normal Devices is delighted to announce the appointment of Ruth McCullough as our new Director. Ruth steps into the role after…More
As we look forward to our 10-year anniversary we are seeking dynamic and committed individuals to join AND’s Board of Trustees, supporting our further development and growth, building on our achievements and cementing AND’s growing international reputation.More
Abandon Normal Devices are a leading organisation in commissioning work for digital culture in the UK. Over the past decade, AND has commissioned over 80 works from international artists that have pushed boundaries, engaging and inspiring thousands of audience members both nationally and overseas. After being premiered by AND, some of these works are available to hire.
AND over the years has established a programme of research through practice and participation focusing on the areas of New Cinema, Cultural Activism and Connecting Art and Science. Through research projects we create a space for high-level industry based knowledge exchange and wider public engagement, conversation and debate.