AND Festival 2010 (Autumn) \\ Manchester, UK \\ 01 – 07 October 2010

Artists and filmmakers demonstrated ideological and sexual dissidence, through politically deconstructed networks, archives and reconfigured stereotypes. Through exploring the behaviour and systems that define us, our identity is pulled in and out of focus generating new perspectives on our trust in science and technology… AND Festival 2010 (Autumn) was a week long feast for curious minds and disillusioned spirits.

Fri 1st Oct 2010

AND 2010, the Autumn edition took place in Manchester. It featured 15 new commissions, 6 residencies, 18 film screenings, 7 exhibitions, 17 live events and 1 online project from leading and emerging international artists and film-makers across a number of venues and public spaces in the cities.

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AND Festival 2010 (Autumn)

Fri 1st — Thu 7th Oct 2010
Sat 2nd Oct 2010

AND proudly presented the UK debut of underground San Francisco phenomena Midnight Mass, starring horror hostess Peaches Christ in this Rocky Horror-style…

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Midnight Mass: Peaches Christ presents All About Evil (2010)

Sat 2nd — Sun 3rd Oct 2010
Ongoing

Artist, coder, hacker, mathematician, sound designer, DJ and VJ, Manabe redefines the existent media and technologies fro his unique perspective. Converting sounds…

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The Face Visualiser \ Daito Manabe (2010)

Sun 3rd Oct 2010
Mon 4th Oct 2010

Lawrence Malstaf’s work is an intriguing contradiction between science and technology often creating sensory experiences that bypass intellectual analysis.

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Shrink \ Lawrence Malstaf (2009)

Mon 4th — Tue 5th Oct 2010
Sat 2nd Oct 2010

Rethink, reconstruct, rewire the devices you use, the games you play, the identities you inherit and the bodies you employ. Join digital…

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WORKSHOPS: Calls to Action (2010)

Sat 2nd — Thu 7th Oct 2010
Sat 2nd Oct 2010

Plan C was a dystopian reminder of the fragility of advanced technological societies. The project involved  a rather adventurous trip to Chernobyl, Ukraine, site in 1986 of one of the most dramatic nuclear disasters ever.

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Plan C \ Various Artists (2010)

Sat 2nd — Thu 7th Oct 2010
Tue 5th Oct 2010

Featuring a cacophony of performances with some of the world’s leading exponents of live and improvised cinema. Kinematic was a night of…

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Kinematic (2010)

Tue 5th Oct 2010
Sat 2nd Oct 2010

Starting as a work of fiction, design is always oriented towards a possible future; a community of users that have yet to…

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Designed Disorder (2010)

Sat 2nd — Sat 30th Oct 2010
Fri 1st Oct 2010

Internationally acclaimed Taiwanese video artist Chen Chieh-jen sees his work as ‘an act of connection, linking together the history of people who…

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Empire’s Borders II – Western Enterprises Inc

Fri 1st — Sat 20th Nov 2010
Sat 2nd Oct 2010

Salacious demonstrations of exploitation, patriarchy and anarchism. Bustling in style and direction these deviant bodies make up the anti-plan, the call to…

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AND Festival Autumn Film Programme

Sat 2nd — Thu 7th Oct 2010
Ongoing

During the private view of UnSpooling – Artists & Cinema, Harald Smykla performed a new Movie Protocol, in which the artist records…

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Movie Protocol \ Harold Smykla (2010)

Thu 1st Oct 2009
Sat 18th Sep 2010

Recorders was a solo show from ambitious Mexican-Canadian electronic artist, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, which showcased two world premieres and four UK premieres revealing his ongoing interest in misusing surveillance and biometric technology to create platforms for participation.

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Recorders \ Rafael Lozano-Hemme (2010)

Sat 18th — Sun 30th Jan 2011