Recognising the need for a regular, supportive platform for emerging Scottish based artists with fresh ideas, Cryptic launched Cryptic Nights in 2009 and have to date, presented over 270 artists in partnership with the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow.

Crossing creative boundaries with live music, visual and sonic art, film and new media, Cryptic Nights presents a selection of the highest quality emerging talent to inspire, invigorate and excite audiences across the UK.

Highlights have included: Anna Meredith, Raydale Dower, Oliver Coates, James Houston, Mark Lyken, Rachel MacLean, Rory Middleton, Yann Seznec, Gail Sneddon and Robbie Thomson.

“A well honed stomping ground for creative types.” The List

“Cryptic specialise in bringing multi-media technology to bear in presenting the work of emerging artists.”
The Metro