New cinema

digital culture

& art


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 occurrence, 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.

New Networked Normal


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.


As we come to the conclusion of our European partnership, The New Network Normal, we reflect on our final exhibition FREEPORT: Terminal…


NNN PODCASTS: Distributed Critique

Fri 04 Oct 2019

I̶n̛t͘e͟rf̕e̢ren̵ce was an experimental VR experience, created by Julie Freeman as part of COSMOS; our arts-science residency taking place annually at Jodrell…


I̶n̛t͘e͟rf̕e̢ren̵ce for COSMOS 2019: Documentation

Thu 22 Aug 2019

COSMOS 2019 artist, Julie Freeman talks about the inspiration behind the newly commissioned VR experience I̶n̛t͘e͟rf̕e̢ren̵ce, and why interference/interfering can lead to…


Julie Freeman on the importance of interference

Fri 12 Jul 2019



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.