Rendering the Past with AND Festival


Abandon Normal Devices is a roving biennial of new cinema, digital culture and art, which will be based in the heart of the Peak District between the 21-24 September 2017. Across four days, the festival will see a host of site-specific installations, world premieres and performances take-over the village of Castleton. From satellites to neutrino

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Sound Art with VOID


NEoN caught up visual sound art collective VOID, who will be taking part in the festival this November. Comprised of Mauro Vitturini and Arnaud Eeckhout, the collective are known for their installations, which explore the different ways silence and sound can be visualised. You seem to be interested in subtle sounds, like a drop of

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Sarah Cook Talks About This Year’s Festival Theme


Coded After Lovelace, 2014 Hannah Maclure Centre  NEoN Digital Arts Festival 2017 will expand on it being Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, and through its arts program will unveil hidden histories using the current (and controversial) practice of Media Archaeology. NEoN proposes we understand artists as future Media Archaeologists, as recorders of our

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7 Years of NEoN


As we’re letting our creative juices flourish behind the scenes to plan NEoN 2017 and beyond, we’re reflecting back on NEoN’s evolution. Having successfully executed 7 thought-provoking festivals and delivered an exciting series of pop up events, we felt it’d be brilliant to round up 7 installations, exhibitions and celebrations we’re proud to have under

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Interview: I.D Password (IDPW)


As our NEoN 2015 festival is in full swing this week, we decided to give you all a sneak peek at one of our events, by interviewing the group IDPW who are working with us to produce our Internet Yami-ichi on Saturday 14th at Bonar Hall between 2 and 6pm. A Yami-ichi is an internet black

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Curating digital art at DARE


As part of our pop-up programme, we are collaborating with Abertay University to co-curate a space at DARE, the biggest indie games festival in the UK. The NEoN team will present digital artworks by UBERMORGEN and Groovisions that reflect the theme of this year’s festival – ‘North East of North Asia.’ This will serve as a

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