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.

Thu 24th Jun 2021

Psychedelic audio-visual sculptures explode from land and water, and the Liverpool skyline playfully shapeshifts revealing a surreal alternate reality of the urban landscape in this new AR work.

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The Blue Violet River \\ Anita Fontaine

Thu 24th Jun — Sun 27th Jun 2021
Thu 1st Jul 2021

Does Spring Hide Its Joy was an immersive audio experience by American composer Kali Malone featuring musicians Stephen O’Malley and Lucy Railton….

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Does Spring Hide Its Joy \\ Kali Malone

Thu 1st Jul — Sun 4th Jul 2021
Water crashing on rocks
Wed 23rd Jun 2021 Ι

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

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

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

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
Fri 25th Jun 2021 Ι

Friday 18 + Friday 25 June 2021 This event was an online gathering and shared storytelling space led by artists Angeliki Diakrousi…

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Weedweavers \\ New Emergences Gathering

Fri 25th Jun 2021
Sat 5th Jun 2021 Ι 11am - 2.30pm

Toxicity’s Reach artist Mary Maggic led a live digital collaging workshop! 11am – 1.15pm Session #1 – Live stream open session via…

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Workshop: Queering Consumerism

Sat 5th Jun 2021
Animated picture of child in front of the moon with two seals either side
Fri 2nd Jul 2021 Ι

Tomm Moore \ 2014 \ (UK) \ PG \ StudioCanal A family-friendly outdoor screening, curated by Scalarama Merseyside. The enchanting Irish animation…

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Observatory Cinema \\ Song of the Sea (PG)

Fri 2nd Jul 2021