AND produces, develops and stages one of the biggest media arts festivals in the UK. Travelling to and mapping a different terrain every occurrence, AND Festival is a rehearsal space and catalyst for new models of working. The programme invites new ways of seeing the world through re-negotiating our relationship to place featuring live cinema events, installations, online projects, residencies, public realm interventions exhibitions, performances, games and apps.

Sun 6th Jun 2021

Resurface was a space for questioning our collective futures, through a series of case studies and dialogues on future ecologies of art…

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Artist Talks // Resurface

Sun 6th Jun — Sun 4th Jul 2021
Thu 27th May 2021

Deeper was a series of in-depth conversations with artists presenting work elsewhere within the festival, about their ways of thinking and making….

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Artist Talks // Deeper

Thu 27th May — Thu 8th Jul 2021
Black, blue and green graphic with Radio Ensemble written in white
Thu 1st Jul 2021 Ι 7pm - 8pm

This week’s conversation connects across the oceans with Indonesia-based curator Ignatia Nilu, exploring ideas behind the presentation of Radio Ensemble at AND…

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Deeper: Ignatia Nilu \\ Radio Ensemble

Thu 1st Jul 2021
Water crashing on rocks
Wed 23rd Jun 2021 Ι 7pm - 8.30pm

Scalarama Merseyside presented an evening focused on water activism on film, using local footage on the historical misuse of water and the…

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Headwaters \\ Turbulent Flow

Wed 23rd Jun 2021
photo of a dog on New Brighton beach with houses and shops in the distance
Wed 16th Jun 2021 Ι 7pm - 8.30pm

What can we learn from cinema preservation in the quest to protect water? As cinemas reopened once more, Scalarama Merseyside presented an…

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Headwaters \\ Show and Flow

Wed 16th Jun 2021
Old black coin on green background
Sun 13th Jun 2021 Ι 6pm - 7.30pm

Link to text – All Power to the {Historical} Imagination! by McKenzie Wark Follow – Collective Reading: From Modes of Production to…

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Resurface: Countercontrol – A reading group with Black Swan

Sun 13th Jun 2021
Sun 30th May 2021 Ι 6pm - 7pm

Celebrating the opening of AND Festival, we invited you to our open gathering to meet commissioned artists and the Abandon Normal Devices…

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Resurface: Abandon Normal Gathering

Sun 30th May 2021
Woman in field smiling
Sun 6th Jun 2021 Ι 6pm - 7pm

The cultural shift required to address the climate crisis calls on the cultural sector to look closely at the sites of ecocide…

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Resurface: Suzanne Dhaliwal

Sun 6th Jun 2021
Sun 4th Jul 2021 Ι 6pm

This broadcast event was followed by a Q&A, with questions submitted via YouTube chat, within our Live Channel. In Sustaining Uncertainty, we’re…

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Resurface: Sustaining Uncertainty

Sun 4th Jul 2021
Thu 10th Jun 2021 Ι 7pm - 8pm

Coinciding with the launch of WetLab, a new commission situated at the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port, Rhianon Morgan-Hatch and Carlotta…

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Deeper: WetLab

Thu 10th Jun 2021
Sun 20th Jun 2021 Ι 6pm - 7pm

In this talk, representatives from the Hypericum Working Group introduced the Hypericum: A Code of Practice, a long-term research project developing a…

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Resurface: Hypericum: A Code of Practice

Sun 20th Jun 2021
Sun 27th Jun 2021 Ι 6pm - 7pm

The world has changed. The audience was be led through an interactive performance by making choices through an online poll to find…

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Sun 27th Jun 2021