I̶n̛t͘e͟rf̕e̢ren̵ce was an experimental VR experience, created by Julie Freeman as part of COSMOS; our arts-science residency taking place annually at Jodrell…


I̶n̛t͘e͟rf̕e̢ren̵ce for COSMOS 2019: Documentation

Thu 22 Aug 2019

COSMOS 2019 artist, Julie Freeman talks about the inspiration behind the newly commissioned VR experience I̶n̛t͘e͟rf̕e̢ren̵ce, and why interference/interfering can lead to…


Julie Freeman on the importance of interference

Fri 12 Jul 2019

nnn.freeport.global was launched in 2018 to explore alternative ways of presenting and distributing artworks on digital platforms. Since its conception, 12 artists…


An exploration into the digital freeport

Wed 19 Jun 2019

DEADLINE: 12:00 on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Abandon Normal Devices (AND) and SHIFT are delighted to announce the second year for this…


COSMOS Ambassadors Programme Call Out

Tue 23 Apr 2019

We are pleased to announce our newly appointed board members, joining Abandon Normal Devices to help shape and influence the organisation going…


New Board Members at AND

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Abandon Normal Devices team are delighted to be one of the 20 teams selected to take part in CreativeXR, the industry-leading immersive…


COSMOS 2019 goes Immersive

Wed 17 Apr 2019

We are currently seeking a Director (Maternity Cover) to embrace the exciting challenge of leading the organisation through the development and delivery of our biennial roaming festival, alongside overseeing our annual programme of commissions and touring projects .


JOB OPPORTUNITY: Director (Maternity Cover) *CLOSED*

Tue 02 Apr 2019

Over the course of a week, FREEPORT: Terminal MCR was a space to explore art, technology and citizenship in the age of…


FREEPORT: Teriminal MCR + Critical Talks Programme: Documentation

Wed 20 Feb 2019

We are excited to announce our new exhibition taking place at University of Salford, MediaCityUK campus, FREEPORT: Terminal MCR. Programme at a glance: Exhibition:…


FREEPORT: Terminal MCR exhibition + talks programme

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Abandon Normal Devices (AND) are seeking volunteers for FREEPORT: Terminal MCR; a space to explore art, technology and citizenship in the age of the internet. Application deadline: 12pm Thursday 31 January 2019


Volunteer Call Out: FREEPORT: Terminal MCR

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Laurie Crombie continues his journey with The Hive, and shares this thoughts and personal musings after his recent trip to Indonesia. He…


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…


The Development of The Hive #1: Laurie Crombie

Fri 26 Oct 2018