Frequency Festival is returning to Lincoln on 26 – 29th October 2023 for its 12th year anniversary edition!
Produced by Threshold Studios, Frequency is an international festival of digital creativity, hosted every two years in the historic city of Lincoln.
Since launching in 2011, Frequency has hosted over 600 local, national and international artists, exhibiting their work to over 95,000 visitors.
We’ve presented an imaginative fusion of art, heritage, media and culture, giving everyone the chance to discover a world of digital art. We have popped up in surprising places, filling Lincoln’s historic and hidden corners with creative delights. From shopping precincts to sheds, Lincoln Cathedral to the kiosk, we’ve taken digital art to the people.
At Frequency, new and innovative works by emerging and established artists and creative technologists showcase the best creative talent from across the globe; with immersive exhibitions and interactive experiences open to all.
Frequency is a platform for celebrating the pioneering spirit of digital innovation; sparking debates on digital culture, nurturing talent within the creative industries, and inspiring the digital creative in us all.
Find our 2023 programme here.
2023 FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
Embracing this year’s Emergence theme, an exciting line up of highly acclaimed international, national and place-based artists will exhibit and perform their work alongside place based and new talent, inviting new opportunities for collaboration, creativity and discovery in and around the historic city.
“I can see the value of digital technology in playing with my perception, inspiring me to be creative and even helping me escape from the real world for a while.”
“Frequency transforms medieval Lincoln into an arena for futuristic reverie”
“Frequency plays an important part in creating opportunities for local artists, graduates and students to develop their talent and skills.”
PLAN YOUR SAFE VISIT
It is our priority to ensure everyone can enjoy Frequency as fully and safely as possible. We are working incredibly hard to keep all our staff, volunteers, artists and audiences as safe as possible for the 2023 edition.
We’re excited to be supported by Coffee Depot, Slow Rise, Doughnotts, and Dough Loco who are all offering amazing discounts for Frequency Festival goers this year! While you’re exploring the fantastic events in the city, you can take a break and get an awesome exclusive discount. Coffee Depot Coffee Depot is a wonderfully unique & cosy coffee shop on Carholme Road which opened its doors only a year and a half ago. However, these past 18 months haven’t been slow, as they have already amassed a loyal customer base due to their fantastic coffee, food, and service. Open every day …
Annie Morrad is an internationally exhibited artist, musician and lecturer. Her art practice incorporates music; installation; photography; painting; drawing; performance; video and sound. She also plays tenor saxophone. She produces artwork that considers interaction, interconnection and encounters with non-human species. Get to know the artist We asked Annie Morrad some questions to get to know her and her practice better. What does the theme ‘Emergence’ mean to you/your practice? ‘Emergence’ gives space for an idea or discovery to arise from the process of making an artwork. What do you love most about being a part of our festival? The unique …
Lauren Hubbard is a multi-disciplinary artist who works from her studio situated on the top floor of a Victorian ex-shoe factory in Northampton, UK. They work mainly with sculpture and textiles as well as painting, collage and printmaking and has experience with short filmmaking. She is 85% Skulls and Robots and is neurodivergent. Lauren has participated in many joint and group exhibitions and art projects. Most recently, Lauren was one half of the exhibition, ‘Dyadic Menagerie’. Her artistic endeavours extend to involvement in Northampton art groups, helping to plan and run community-centric arts events. Lauren planned and ran ‘Green Screen …
12 YEARS OF FREQUENCY
2023 is our 12 year anniversary! In the past decade we have hosted over 500 local, national and international artists in Lincoln and have welcomed over 75,000 visitors to the festival. We’ve presented an imaginative fusion of art, heritage, media and culture, giving everyone the chance to discover a world of digital art.
We have popped up in surprising places, filling Lincoln’s historic and hidden corners with delights. From shopping precincts to sheds, Lincoln Cathedral to the kiosk, we’ve taken digital art to the people.
The world has changed a lot in these past 12 years and digital has become ever more important in our lives. Through that we have been there, asking the big questions, championing creatives who use technology in thought-provoking ways and connecting deeply with our city and community. Thank you to everyone who has been part of our journey so far.