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.
“Over the past decade The Yes Men have fearlessly taken on the world’s biggest corporations and bureaucracies. Infiltrating the elite realm of…Read more
Sunday was an exhibition sited at Open Eye Gallery. Duane Hopkins has received widespread critical acclaim for his distinctive portrayals of British…Read more
AND was proud to present an exhibition and personal appearance by the renowned American artist Carolee Schneemann, who took over Tate Liverpool’s…Read more
Widely regarded as a central figure in contemporary cinema, Thai filmmaker Apichatpong ‘Joe’ Weerasethakul premiered his first UK solo exhibition at FACT…Read more
“Over the past decade, The Yes Men have fearlessly taken on the world’s biggest corporations and bureaucracies. Infiltrating the elite realm of…Read more
Krzysztof Wodiczko is one of the most prominent Polish artists renowned internationally for his socially engaged work employing large scale slide and video projections. War Veteran Vehicle continued Krzysztof Wodiczko’s interest in the situation of soldiers who fought during recent armed conflicts and who are returning to civilian life.Read more