Submerge
Festival

Bristol (UK)

Immersive digital & audiovisual arts, electronic music and live performance


News

Festival Review: Cone Magazine

December 14, 2016

Cone Magazine is a British independently run magazine and media platform, focusing on music, art and culture. We invited critic Michael Robertson to review Submerge Festival.

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Festival Review: Crack Magazine

November 29, 2016

Crack Magazine is an independent platform for contemporary culture, distributed online and in print throughout the UK and in Berlin. Critic Rachael Williams came along to Submerge Festival to review The Ascent.

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Festival Review: Exeunt Magazine

November 23, 2016

Exeunt Magazine present beautifully written, experimental, fierce and longform writing about theatre. Critic Rosemary Waugh came along to Submerge Festival to review our events Ghosts and The Cube.

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Festival Review: Bristol 24/7

November 23, 2016

Bristol 24/7 provide high-quality, independent news and features in the southwest. Adam Quarshie and Jodie Guichard came along to Submerge Festival to review events Dive, Into The Deep and Ghosts.

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Festival Review: Inter:mission

November 21, 2016

Bristol University student magazine Inter:mission strives to unearth the best of Bristol’s culture and bring it together with the wealth of student talent. Elena Angelides and Funmibi Ogunlesi came along to Submerge Festival to review events Dive, Into The Deep and The Ascent

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Festival Writing: Mike Pony

November 20, 2016

Festival Director Mike Pony reflects upon his journey through Submerge.

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Octo Octa: Top Three Tracks

November 18, 2016

We asked producer and DJ Octo Octa to tell us her top three tracks, ahead of her set at Submerge Festival this weekend. Here's what she chose...

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Submerge Festival On A Budget

November 17, 2016

We’ve got a range of free or cheap events at Submerge Festival this weekend, so even on a budget there will be something for everyone to dive into.

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Red Bull Music Interview Octo Octa

November 16, 2016

Octo Octa talks about transitioning, queerness and working with Honey Soundsystem.

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Final Fathom Artist: Stefan Goodchild

November 16, 2016

LCD Soundsystem collaborator completes festival lineup

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Olivier de Sagazan talks to Submerge

November 16, 2016

Fresh from a collaboration with FKA twigs, the France-based artist talks about his hybrid performances of disfigurement and his upcoming work for Submerge festival.

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Chk One: Artists Announced

November 15, 2016

Chk One, a platform for live electronic music in Bristol have announced their lineup for their best of Bristol showcase.

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Inter:Mission Interview Mike Pony

November 15, 2016

"I think that art is a language. A language that can communicate things which cannot be told any other way." Mike Pony talks cross curation in the festival.

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Steakhouse Live: Artists Announced

November 14, 2016

Steakhouse Live have announced their lineup for their artist showcase at festival clubnight The Ascent. We're thrilled to welcome Daniel Oliver, Lucy Hutson and Oozing Gloop to the party! Click read more to see videos of the artists.

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Dive Competition Winner

November 11, 2016

We're pleased to announce the winner of our competition to win two tickets for Dive featuring Koreless is Lucie Hannah! Congratulations Lucie.

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B247 Interview: Mike Pony

November 9, 2016

Bristol 24/7 have interviewed Submerge Festival Artistic Director Mike Pony about upcoming events.

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Guest Picks: Bristol Live Mag

October 27, 2016

Festival Director Mike Pony chose three artists to see at Submerge, for Bristol Live Magazine.

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Submerge Festival launches at Victorian Swimming Pool

September 23, 2016

Submerge Festival launched with a splash last night at Bristol South Swimming Pool, with a syncronised swimming performance to a track by festival artist Koreless.

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“The light drummed against his brain, bathing the submerged levels below his consciousness, carrying him downwards into warm pellucid depths, where the nominal realities of time and space ceased to exist.” - J.G. Ballard, The Drowned World