AND Festival 2013 \\ Liverpool, UK \\ 03-05 October

AND invited award winning artists from across the world to join in a celebration of the ‘artistic border-crosser’, artists who traverse roles as diverse as the alchemist, ethnographer, engineer and inventor. It was because of this, we changed the usual festival format to create a live laboratory featuring the making of projects and prototypes and inviting audiences to test and contribute to their evolution, like an industrial fable, you were asked to imagine a paradoxical future.

Thu 3rd Oct 2013

The hidden activity and geography of real-time peer-to-peer file sharing via BitTorrent is revealed in The Pirate Cinema, an online project by Nicolas Maigret.

This live work produces an arbitrary mash-up of the BitTorrent files being exchanged in real time, based on the traffic of the Pirate Bay’s top100 videos.


The Pirate Cinema / Nicolas Maigret (2013)

Thu 3rd — Sat 5th Oct 2013
Sat 5th Oct 2013 Ι

The AND Fair was an event new to our programme in 2013, inspired by the World’s Fairs of old, where inventors could…


AND Fair (2013)

Sat 5th — Sat 5th Oct 2013
Thu 3rd Oct 2013 Ι

As part of AND 2013, FACT present the work of internationally recognized artist and pioneer of documentary film and video practice, Mark Boulos.

The exhibition, Boulos’ most ambitious to date, will feature a new, large-scale video installation combining innovative camerawork with the research of Professor Olaf Blanke, Director of the Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Lausanne.


Mark Boulos (2013)

Thu 3rd — Thu 21st Nov 2013