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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

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

In a series of journal posts, The Hive collaborator Laurie Crombie, documents the process of building The Hive, from its first showing…

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The Development of The Hive #1: Laurie Crombie

Fri 26 Oct 2018

Abandon Normal Devices  is delighted to announce the appointment of Ruth McCullough as our new Director. Ruth steps into the role after…

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New Director for AND

Fri 19 Oct 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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