Frequency Festival of Digital Culture 2017

  • October 20, 2017 to October 29, 2017
  • All Day

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Virtual realities blur with medieval streets when Lincoln’s biennial festival of digital culture returns for its fourth edition - ten days of extraordinary installations and events.

Frequency Festival will explore the theme of ‘disPLACEment’ (Place and Displacement) in 2017 as part of the celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest. The festival of digital culture will inlcude projection, VR, interactive installations, performances, robotics, and immersive experiences.

Projects confirmed to date include:

  • Assemble, a Turner Prize winning architecture collective will be premiere the first phase of their latest project, LOG BOOK, in the Chapter House of Lincoln Cathedral;
  • DUET, an intercontinental lighting installation from Invisible Flock (UK) and Quicksand (India);
  • WHIST by AΦE, which merges physical theatre with Virtual and Augmented Reality in a piece inspired by Sigmund Freud;
  • Empire Soldiers VR, a film experience telling the forgotten stories of Caribbean soldiers during WW1 by METRO-BOULOT-DODO.

The festival is mostly free and features 10 days of extraordinary art exhibitions and surprising installations across the popular Festival Trail, as well as amazing performances and lively debates.

With over 17,000 visitors in 2015, and featured in The Telegraph, The Guardian and BBC Make It Digital, amongst others, Frequency 2017 is set to reveal the hidden layers of the world around us, share the experiences of others, and create worlds of imagination.

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Frequency Festival runs from Friday 20th to Sunday 29th October.

Events are free unless otherwise stated.

See the Frequency Festival website for full details.

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