COSMOS AMBASSADORS PROGRAMME  DEADLINE: Friday 25 May 2018 Abandon Normal Devices (AND) and SHIFT are delighted to announce an exciting new opportunity…


COSMOS Ambassadors Programme Call Out

Thu 03 May 2018

Our Director, Gabrielle Jenks, is set to leave Abandon Normal Devices in June this year. Gaby has been with AND for almost…


AND’s Director to take up new role as Digital Director with the Factory and Manchester International Festival

Thu 26 Apr 2018

The New Networked Normal partners are delighted to launch an open call for new artistic projects to be presented on…


Wed 18 Apr 2018
The New Networked Normal Freeport

PWR are Hanna Nilsson & Rasmus Svensson. PWR works with practical investigations into systems for communication and information storage, from Cloud to Dirt…

More – a conversation with PWR

Mon 12 Mar 2018

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


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


Festival Tour Guides – Call Out *CLOSED*

Mon 28 Aug 2017