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Artist Spotlight: Darkfield

The first season of Darkfield Radio shows launched in July 2020 to critical acclaim, featuring in major film festivals such as Venice International Film Festival, IDFA and Raindance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival and winning Columbia’s Digital Storytelling Lab’s Breakthrough Award in recognition of the year’s most innovative narrative.

October 31, 2021 on Blog

Artist Spotlight: Zest Theatre

Established in 2007, Zest Theatre is a national touring theatre company creating eye-opening work for young people. Delivering over 100 performances and reaching nearly 20,000 people annually, they tour to theatres, outdoor spaces and schools with a variety of interactive, immersive, site specific and promenade productions. Their new work Monolith is in Frequency’s online programme, so we asked them a few questions about the theme of this year’s festival.

October 31, 2021 on Blog

A Gentle Giant Comes to Lincoln

Air Giants’ Luma is coming to Lincoln Cornhill on Sunday 31st October for Frequency Festival 2021.

With a small team of artists, roboticists, puppeteers and software engineers based in Bristol, UK, the Air Giants team applies soft robotic design principles at a super-scale, and their innovations in air control and sensing systems bring their creations to life.

October 31, 2021 on Blog

Artist Spotlight – Duncan Speakman

Duncan Speakman’s work, Only Expansion which is being shown at Frequency Festival, has recently won the Immersive Art and XR Award at the BFI London Film Festival.

October 30, 2021 on Blog, Homepage featured

Objectively Funny Online Wellness Workshop

Tune in and relax as you listen to an improvised digital piece designed to free your mind of the distractions of modern life. A wonderfully tongue in cheek performance created by Lola-Rose Maxwell, Jay Bennett and Martin Willis of live comedy production company and mental health support organisation, Objectively Funny.

October 29, 2021 on Blog, Homepage featured
Blue beads hang in the air in front of some trees

Positive environmental steps you can take

Studio Above&Below, Frequency Festival and Lincolnshire Co-op (the owners of the land where Digital Atmosphere is sited) invites anyone who sees or experiences this work to consider how they can take positive steps to help the environmental challenges that we are all facing.

October 29, 2021 on Blog

Artist Spotlight – Thomas Buckley

Artist and storyteller Thomas Buckley is premiering his work entitled Repositorium at Frequency Festival 2021! He is very interested in how objects hold the marks of the people who use them and tell individual stories. We asked him about his practice to find out more.

October 27, 2021 on Blog

Artist Spotlight: Studio Above&Below

Frequency Festival are very excited to showcase Studio Above&Below’s work, Digital Atmosphere; an interactive, mixed reality sculpture providing an interesting narrative on pollution and climate change. Find out more about the artists of the work in this post.

October 27, 2021 on Blog

Artist Spotlight: Arch 468

Visionary, innovative, familiar, unnerving, curious, spell binding and generous. This is how arts production and development hub, Arch 468 describes their work. We asked Arch 468 what our Festival theme of Connection meant to them.

October 26, 2021 on Blog, News updates

Artist Spotlight: Ifeatu Nnaobi

Filmmaker and photographer Ifeatu Nnaobi and creator of Ancestral Wisdoms talked with Frequency Festival about their creative beginnings, what the arts means to them and how their work ties in with our festival theme of ‘Connection’.

October 26, 2021 on Blog

Artist Spotlight: Lumo Workshops

Lumo Workshop is the collaboration of theatre designer-maker Lou Jones, visual artist Nadya Monfrinoli and an amazing pool of artists and venues across disciplines that support the work they do. Read the interview with Lumo Workshop about the festival theme of connection.

October 22, 2021 on Blog, News updates

Tune in to Darkfield Radio during Frequency

Darkfield Radio is an app where you can listen to an unsettling audio adventure comprising of six episodes across two seasons. Just like a real radio show, Darkfield can only be experienced at certain times of the day during the festival.

October 20, 2021 on Blog, Video