As the weeks unfold after Abandon Normal Devices Festival, 2017 we have collected some key images mapping different aspects of the festival…

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AND Festival 2017 Wrap-up: It is an Unknown World

Tue 17 Oct 2017

‘‘The world is suffering from a dark and silent phenomenon known as ‘digital decay’ – anything stored in computerized form is vulnerable…

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Digital Dark Ages: Speculations on Digital Decay by Patrizia Costantin

Sun 17 Sep 2017

Beatrice Dillon is a producer and composer based in London, with a series of critically-acclaimed solo, collaborative and remix works on labels…

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Beatrice Dillon & the Marrison Loop

Tue 12 Sep 2017

Last month researchers discovered a core particle and cosmic ray observatory in the show cave of Treak Cliff Cavern in the heart…

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Shift Register

Tue 12 Sep 2017

NKISI is the alias of Melika Ngombe Kolongo, an artist raised in Belgium and now living in London. This year she will be…

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The Dark Orchestra, notes – by Nkisi

Tue 12 Sep 2017

Hi Toby, there’s so much to ask you about the historically-focused research on warfare, technology and biology that has gone into making…

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Undercurrency Vault: 53.3414° N, 1.7921° W – a chat with Toby Heys of AUDINT

Fri 08 Sep 2017

Would you like to start by letting us know what The Hive is about? People are invited to play this larger-than-life instrument,…

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The Hive – a conversation with Ikbal Simamora Lubys and Tony Maryana

Tue 29 Aug 2017

Deadline – 5pm Tuesday 5 September 2017 Location – Castleton, Peak District This freelance role plays an important part in the visitor experience…

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Festival Tour Guides – Call Out

Mon 28 Aug 2017

Would you like to start by letting us know what We Dwell Below is about? What ideas are you addressing with the…

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We Dwell Below – a conversation with Laura JuoHsin Chien / OONI

Mon 21 Aug 2017

Deadline: 6pm Friday 1 September 2017 Abandon Normal Devices (AND) is seeking intrepid volunteers to join us for this year’s exhilarating AND…

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Festival Volunteers – Call Out

Sun 20 Aug 2017

For this year’s festival you will be showing the actual rock from The Smiling Rock project, is that right? LL: Yes that’s…

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The Smiling Rock – A conversation with Lindsay Lawson

Thu 17 Aug 2017

Hi Steve, Thanks for sending over images of the music you have featured in past iterations of Heavy Metal Detector. This probably…

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Heavy Metal Detector – a conversation with Steve Maher

Mon 14 Aug 2017