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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.


Over the course of a week, FREEPORT: Terminal MCR was a space to explore art, technology and citizenship in the age of…


FREEPORT: Teriminal MCR + Critical Talks Programme: Documentation

Wed 20 Feb 2019

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


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


Volunteer Call Out: FREEPORT: Terminal MCR

Thu 10 Jan 2019


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.