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Europeana Space – Photography Pilot

Europeana Space includes 6 thematic pilots, among which one is dedicated to Photography. The Photography pilot will contribute to Europeana Space’s main goal: to demonstrate, by means of actual, funded and innovative applications hitting the market in all the right spots, that for the creative industries, open cultural heritage can be the fabric added value in the digital economy is made of. Photo courtesy of CRDI Girona. Continue reading


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Art residencies in India promote contemporary artistic creation

Various art residencies in India are giving digital, new media and contemporary artists the opportunity to create original work away from the pressures of galleries and market relations. We could even see these art residencies, particularly those that work with digital media, as organic ‘hackathons’, as creatives get together to produce something new and innovative. Continue reading


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Tate Modern launches first ever ‘hackathon’ as part of new project, ‘The Space’

‘The Space’, a new digital arts project at London’s Tate Modern funded by the BBC and the Arts Council, has been launched with a vision of ““promot[ing] freedom of expression and the combination of art and technology”. The project, which united over 140 artists from all over the world. Continue reading


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The Berlin Culture Hackathon: COD1NG DA V1NC1

PREFORMA has taken notice of the event, which was attended by cultural institutions from all over Germany, the developer community, the designer community, and the gaming community, with the aim to make the digital heritage available in a creative way. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ the Berlin Open Data Culture Hackathon

The Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek and its Service Office for Digitalisation organises the “Open Data Culture Hackathon” event in association with Wikimedia Germany and the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany. The events represents a good opportunity to attract the participating developers to participate to the forthcoming PREFORMA Call for Tenders. Continue reading


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Tackling Real-World Collection Challenges with Digital Forensics Tools and Methods (OPF Hackathon)

The world of digital forensics offers many useful and practical techniques for capturing, understanding and preserving digital collections. This OPF Hackathon will provide participants with a chance to learn about what digital forensics has to offer to the digital preservation community by getting hands on with data, tools and new techniques. Continue reading


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OPF Hackathon – A Practical Approach to Disk Images and Digital Forensics

The world of digital forensics offers many useful and practical techniques for capturing, understanding and preserving digital collections. This OPF Hackathon will provide participants with a chance to learn about what digital forensics has to offer to the digital preservation community by getting hands on with data, tools and new techniques. Continue reading


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The Manchester Hackathon, winner announced!

On Saturday 17 November, 16 teams, including five teams of under 21 year olds took part in Manchester’s first Hackathon – a day of coding, hacking and software development – organised by FutureEverything, Open Data Manchester and Manchester City Council. Utilising the open data sets made available by Manchester City Council and public sector partners, participants were invited to hack, code, programme and experiment with the city’s open data to build groundbreaking new applications and develop digital services for the future. Continue reading