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Our Future is Ancient for 2020 Vision – Barnaby Festival

Our Future is Ancient ~ a series of projections & storytelling on Saturday 20th June live streaming at Barnaby Festival Macclesfield’s Barnaby Festival are presenting a digital programme over the weekend of 20th – 21st June to celebrate its tenth anniversary. Barnaby Festival was due to return to venues and spaces

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Creative cartoon animation image from Mako Create

Creative Online Taster Sessions – three new workshops with SHIFT & MAKO Create

We are excited to be offering three new online sessions with MAKO Create as part of our Creative Crewe programme. Priority has been given to the existing members of this group but 5 places are available for anyone else that is interested in getting involved from across the Cheshire East

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COSMOS 2019 Residency – Artist Announced

SHIFT and Abandon Normal Devices (AND) are delighted to announce Julie Freeman as artist in residence for COSMOS 2019. Freeman is collaborating with Jodrell Bank astrophysicists to develop a new immersive audio-visual experience, to be showcased during bluedot festival. For COSMOS, bringing together Jodrell Bank Observatory’s world leading research and LiDAR scans

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SHIFT Artists Talk of the Town

SHIFT is excited to announce a series of events this Summer, where you can hear artists talk about how they work in a digital context and collaborate to create innovative digital art commissions in towns across East Cheshire. Launching with Colony in Crewe, hear Alison Ballard and Mike Blow discuss this visually arresting and aurally entrancing work

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Tales of the Town – Public Art Exhibition Bollington

SHIFT – Cheshire East’s borough-wide programme celebrating digital arts and tech – continues to promote digital experiences in unexpected spaces this summer with Tales of the Town in Bollington from 2-4 June.     From the 2–4 June, interactive curiosity cabinets will land in the post-industrial town of Bollington, awaiting

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