AV Festival is an international Festival of contemporary art, music and film. It takes place across North East England every two years, and includes new commissions, exhibitions, screenings and concerts. Each edition is thematically curated to engage audiences with current ideas across artistic practice and wider society. The next Festival takes place from 1-31 March 2014. Subscribe to our email list for updates, and view our programme archive online now.
As a pre-event to AV Festival 14, Spanish artist Lara Almarcegui invites members of the public to see the last coal excavation on Science Central in Newcastle...more
EXTRACTION is the theme for the sixth edition of AV Festival in 2014, reflecting the subterranean map of the region from the mudstones, shales and coals of the...more
AV Festival is looking to recruit a Trainee Festival Producer, who will assist with the administration, delivery, documentation and evaluation of all AV Festival 14...more
AV Festival is seeking a Publicity and Events Trainee to work on the planning and delivery of publicity, marketing and guest services for AV Festival 14, ensuring that...more.
VISIT NEW FESTIVAL ARCHIVE ONLINE
The programme archive of all past editions of the Festival is now available online, including videos, photos, biographies and much more from 2003 - 2012…visit archive
Since Festivals are all about the temporary moment of connecting together artists, audiences and place, how do we construct an archive to capture this?...more
Thank you to @NCLScience & all those who braved the cold and came along for Lara Almarcegui: The Last Coal Extraction in Newcastle this week 3 hours ago