AND Festival (Spring) \\ Cumbria, UK \\ 15 March – 10 April 2010
In Spring 2010, audiences joined AND Festival on a digital journey across real and virtual worlds in Cumbria, Lancashire and online, as they abandoned the city to head for the hills. Strange, playful and radical interventions took place across the Northwest’s stunning landscape as a host of artists, scientists and designers mapped the region to question our relationship with nature and technology, food and health, work and play.
Geoffrey Alan Rhodes created a unique interactive cinema experience inside a pleasant looking log cabin in the heart of Grizedale forest. Using…Read more
Today, too, I experienced something I hope to understand in a few days was a site-specific artwork that auto-generated films based upon narrative data collected from Facebook profiles. Using a combination of status updates, YouTube uploads and video portraits, the work looked at people in Barrow-in-Furness from a range of different perspectives, each one a form of surveillance.Read more
Scratch ‘n Sniff ambassadors Bompas & Parr collaborated with producer Bren O’Callaghan to present a unique screening of the fairytale horror-fantasy The Company of Wolves. The screening took place in a room fit for a fairytale and the guests got stuck into wolf themed free refreshments as well as visiting the ‘wolf transformation station’.Read more