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.

Thu 30th Aug 2012

#1 The Art of Success We often have romanticised preconceptions of artists as impoverished yet passionate creators, but how does this work…

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Salons (2012)

Thu 30th Aug — Sat 1st Sep 2012

This workshop explored ‘cross media’ practices for producing fiction, such as ‘Transmedia Storytelling’, ‘Alternate Reality Games’ and ‘Dispersed Fiction,’ looking at how…

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Tactical Transmedia Fictions / Paolo Cirio (2012)