19-28 August 2022

Programme 2022

We’re back this summer for the 3rd edition of Electric Medway, our popular digital arts festival. Electric Medway: Augmented River will open on 19-28 August 2022 for a packed 10-day programme across Medway.

A sneak preview of the programme:

⚡️TRAIL of AR installations and boat trip from Upnor to St Mary’s Island, telling the story of the Saxon Shore and industrial river.

⚡️LIVE experimental programme animating cafes and galleries from Chatham Intra to Victoria Gardens featuring film, projection, hybrid performance and live music.

⚡️COMMUNITY events with libraries to get digital-creative for families in Strood, Gillingham and Chatham.

⚡️VIRTUAL showcase of digital artworks presented in Mozilla Hubs VR gallery.

⚡️ARTIST support programme including Medway Hack, artist commissions and paid residences with a digital technician.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the surreal and fantastical world of metaverse Medway!

Follow our socials and newsletter below where further announcements will be made soon. The latest commissioning, job and volunteering call outs can be found on SparkedEcho’s Opportunities page.

For enquiries email Isabel Jaques, Assistant Producer – festival@electricmedway.co.uk.