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AND Festival 2021

Journal

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Closing Date: 9am Monday 26 April 2021 AND Festival resurfaces for 2021, taking you on an extraordinary journey responding to the Manchester…

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CALL OUT: Online Production Team

Wed 14 Apr 2021

Through a summer of anticipated opening and emergence, Abandon Normal Devices resurfaces for seven weeks from 27 May – 11 July along…

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Introducing AND Festival 2021

Thu 08 Apr 2021
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Following the programme announcement for AND Festival 2021, we’re pleased to welcome John Herring as the new Chair of AND’s Board. 

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New chair announcement: John Herring

Wed 31 Mar 2021

Annual Programme

Inspired by Oblique Strategies, Abandon Normal Strategies is a series of card prompts to overcome creative blocks; an alternative approach to thinking and unexpected courses of action.

Inspired by Oblique Strategies, a series of card prompts to overcome creative blocks, Abandon Normal Devices has invited AND artists from the last decade to devise a new collection of strategies reflecting on our altered world and the way we are now required to exist and behave.

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Abandon Normal Strategies

Ongoing

COSMOS is a collaboration with The University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Observatory and bluedot festival, that launched in July 2017. Scheduled to take place each summer, COSMOS invites an international artist to create a new audio-visual work developed for, and to be projected onto, the iconic Lovell Telescope.

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COSMOS

Abandon Normal Devices over the years has established a programme of research through practice and participation focusing on the areas of New…

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Research