AND Festival 2009 \\ Liverpool, UK \\ 23 – 27 September
Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival premiered in 2009, welcoming audiences to experience the best in new cinema and media art in a celebration that spilled from screens and galleries into the streets and imaginations of Liverpool. AND created a space where artists and filmmakers could offer striking new perspectives, and visitors could enjoy, discuss and interact with ideas, in a festival that questioned the normal and championed a different approach. Audiences were told to expect an eclectic array of screenings, installations, online projects, public realm interventions, workshops and live events, with a distinctive emphasis on ideas and discussion.
For the duration of the AND Festival 2009, filmmakers and artists from Liverpool and beyond worked together to produce exciting new short…Read more
Showing time-based art is very different to exhibiting art objects, so how can art which uses the Internet, interactivity, social systems, or…Read more
Inspired by a trade fair scene in the 1974 Francis Ford Coppola film “The Conversation” and your local jumble sale, Interface Amnesty played with the…Read more
The AND Salons were a series of midday panel discussions at Chameleon, Liverpool. An eclectic array of experts from the worlds of…Read more
AND Festival 2009 previewed a demo version of Blast Theory’s Rider Spoke in Liverpool inviting the audience to feed into its development…Read more