AND Festival 2012 \\ Manchester, UK \\ 29 August – 02 September
AND invited visitors to experience a festival that highlighted the complexities, gradations and anomalies encountered when we examine success as an ideal. AND Festival 2012 continued to be as much about work evolving over time, artists experimenting, and setting ambitious parameters, as it was about finished exhibitions. The experience of success can be fleeting and addictive. Through unusual strategies, the artists and filmmakers presenting in the festival revealed alternative ways of being by offering rich counterpoints to perfection and undermining accepted logic.
Mobile Republic: Digital Caravans was commissioned to tour the North West of England in 2012, travelling to Whitehaven, Blackburn, Preston, Beacons Festival…Read more
Iraqi American artist Wafaa Bilal is known internationally for his controversial online, performative and interactive works. For his latest project Bilal continues this trend, making a traditional public square home to a very different kind of monument: a giant, inflatable representation of Technoviking.Read more
The train project is an ongoing body of speculative investigation into the language and aesthetics of transport culture by artists HeHe. They…Read more
The Inventory is a fanzine compilation of digital artefacts produced online, seeking to explore the relationship between user-generated content and the ways in…Read more