Sonica is a year-round programme of events dedicated to world-class visual sonic arts, punctuated by a biennial autumn festival in Glasgow. Produced by Cryptic, Sonica presents emerging British talent alongside exceptional international artists in collaboration with renowned co-producers and venues.

Sonica was launched in Glasgow in November 2012 at Tramway and has toured to Australia, Austria, Brazil, Denmark, France, Indonesia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden and across the UK.

“Multifaceted and thought-provoking… a fascinating festival.” Aesthetica

Since 2012, Sonica has presented more than 400 events, including performances, installations, exhibitions and screenings by over 180 artists from six continents, reaching over 50,000 people.

Sonica has hosted 19 world premières, 19 UK premières and 10 Sonica commissions encompassing music, performance, sound, multimedia and visual art.

Sonica is presented by Cryptic


Telephone: +44 (0)141 354 0544
Mail: Cryptic, CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JD
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Sonica 2017 is supported by: