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AND Festival

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.

Journal

We are excited to announce our new exhibition taking place at University of Salford, MediaCityUK campus, FREEPORT: Terminal MCR. Programme at a glance: Exhibition:…

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FREEPORT: Terminal MCR exhibition + talks programme

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Abandon Normal Devices (AND) are seeking volunteers for FREEPORT: Terminal MCR; a space to explore art, technology and citizenship in the age of the internet. Application deadline: 12pm Thursday 31 January 2019

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Volunteer Call Out: FREEPORT: Terminal MCR

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Laurie Crombie continues his journey with The Hive, and shares this thoughts and personal musings after his recent trip to Indonesia. He…

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The Development of the Hive #2: Laurie Crombie

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Touring

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.

Research

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.

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