Strangelove Festival is a nomadic project a unique festival bridging the gap between time-based genres. From art videos, experimental film and conventional cinema; to sound and performance works, Strangelove Festival celebrates the diversity of time-based media, with a programme of exhibitions, screenings, commissioned works, talks and performances.

Strangelove Time Based Media Festival is dedicated to promoting experimental, innovative art and film. The festival uniquely presenting together, artists film and video, cinema films, sound and performance art.

Strangelove Festival was developed by curator David Gryn (Artprojx, Daata Editions) and the artist Terry Smith. The first pilot edition of Strangelove was hosted by Central St Martins, London in March 2015 and showcased more than 60 artists over 5 days.

The second edition took place in 2017 in Folkestone. The 2018 edition was realised in Dunkirk, France and the 2019 edition launched at the Photographers Gallery, travelled to Turner Contemporary, Margate, Fabrica, Brighton and landed in Folkestone for five days in March.

The 2020 edition will be in March in Folkestone.

Strangelove in a non-profit organisation and the majority of our events are free. Strangelove is reliant on our partners, network of volunteers and a small, dedicated team. Their support and generosity make the festival possible.

The Team

Directors: David Gryn and Terry Smith

Marketing Consultant: Chantelle Purcell

Advisory Panel: Eddie Berg, Rose Cupit, Tony Grisoni, Tony Heaton OBE, Greta Hewison, Adrian Lockwood and Nikki Tompsett

Original Design Consultant : Stuart Brown

General information contact: info@strangelovefestival.com