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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 Digital Ambassador Call Out

DEADLINE: 12:00 on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Abandon Normal Devices (AND) and SHIFT are delighted to announce the second year for this exciting opportunity for residents of Cheshire East to gain skills and experience as digital Ambassadors for the COSMOS programme. COSMOS is flagship international art-science residency exploring deep space

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Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Director Vacancy (Maternity Cover)

SHIFT’s commissioning partner for the COSMOS residency at Jodrell Bank (July 2019) Abandon Normal Devices (AND) are currently seeking a Director (Mat Cover). Abandon Normal Devices is a catalyst for new approaches to art making and digital invention. All details can be found on their website:  https://www.andfestival.org.uk/blog/director-mat-cover/   COSMOS by

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Wanted: Sound Artist for Silk is the Soul

Silk a Soul is a project developed by and for young people exploring Macclesfield’s silk heritage through digital media. We are looking for a sound artist to work alongside artist Laurence Payot and Film-maker Tim Brunsden to create a soundtrack for a 360 film inspired by the silk heritage of

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EU Code Week – Google Grant success!

Here at SHIFT HQ we are super excited to receive a #GrowWithGoogle grant to run Digital and Creative Technology workshops this October as part of @CodeWeekEU ! Computer science education is booming across Europe as it is being increasingly recognized as critical to young people’s academic preparation for the new global economy. Many children and young people do

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