Invitation to AND 2012 opening nightTue 07 Aug 2012
Abandon Normal Devices returns to Manchester between Wed 29 Aug – Sun 02 Sep, and you are invited to our opening night.
We’ll be opening the doors at exhibitions across the city and hosting a handful of events to give you a foretaste of the experiments, screenings, premieres and parties we have lined up for you during the festival as a whole.
Check below for the full itinerary or join our event page on Facebook.
We hope to see you there!
Wed 29 Aug
17:00 – 18:00 VIP launch. Please join us to make a toast to our artists, supporters and partners at the Palace Hotel, Oxford Street, M60 7HA.
18:00 – 20:30 Exhibitions at:
Blankspace – What have I done to (de)serve this?
CUBE – Reproductive Futures and Pigs Bladder Football
Museum of Science and Industry – M-Blem: The Train Project
The Holden Gallery – Blue Crystal Ball
Lionel Dobie – The Museum of Glitch Aesthetics
Cornerhouse – It’s Cool I’m Good
Please note Cornerhouse is also our festival hub, where you can pick up a brochure, book tickets and make enquiries about the festival.
20:00 Live film soundtracks at Empire Drive-In (at Hulme Street Q-Park), a specially commissioned outdoor cinema made from salvaged materials.
20:30 – 23.00 Barbecue and music at The Salutation, 2 Higher Chatham Street, M15 6ED. Featuring the audiovisual live performance HATTLER-IZE/VESPER-ON by Max Hattler and Vesper On (click the thumbnail below for a video sample).
- Headwaters: Chapter One – Sources
- Counterflows: A curatorial statement by Matt Turner
- Headwaters: a prologue by Scalarama Merseyside
- The Body is Not a Sovereign Object: Introducing Toxicity’s Reach
- OPPORTUNITY: AND Festival 2021 Volunteers
- ANNOUNCEMENT: Second Wave Programme for #AND21
- *CLOSED* CALL OUT: Online Production Team
- Introducing AND Festival 2021
- New chair announcement: John Herring