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Culture Hack East: 16th–17th June 2012

Creative Front

Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 6:00 PM (BST)

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Culture Hack East: 16th–17th June 2012

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CHALLENGE: Make innovative new culture-related projects in just 36 hours.

 

Culture Hack is a fast-paced and highly creative event that challenges designers, technologists, creatives and artists to develop ideas with newly released arts and culture data. Read the blog to catch up on data announcements so far here.

You can stay for as little or as long as you like - refreshments and overnight facilities will be provided - all for free. Saturday will kick off with introductions into the data, followed by hacking, paper prototyping and talks. Hacking will continue through til Sunday when we'll finish off with a finale showcase.

On Saturday afternoon, everyone is welcome to attend the talks, showing the best thinking and doing at the intersection of culture and technology, from:

 

Dr Robert Mullins, co-founder and trustee of Raspberry Pi,  will be giving “A Slice of Pi”

 

Dr Zoe Svendsen, Artistic Director, Metis Arts, and Cambridge University Research Fellow on “Art generating data, data generating art”

 

Daniel Jones, artist, designer and programmer, on his collaboration with Britten Sinfonia, The Listening Machine

 

Chris Styles, Principle Applications Engineer, Online Tools, ARM and founder of mbed, will demonstrate the mbed microcontroller

 

Artist Duncan Speakman will give a preview twilight musical adventure “Of Sleeping Birds”

 

Dr Rob Toulson, Research Fellow at the CoDE Research Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, will discuss “Cross-Disciplinary Research in the Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute”

 

Michael Dales, founder of Digital Flapjack will offer “A culturist's guide to how the Internet does and doesn't work, and to do about it”

 

Jason Fitzpatrick, will introduce the Computer History Museum


 

Everyone who has signed up for the Hack Day can attend the talks. Talks Only tickets will allow entry to the Talks and Make and Do show and tell.

 

SATURDAY AGENDA

 

MAIN HACK

PAPER PROTOTYPING

TALKS - see above for talks

OTHER

0930

Arrivals and tea/coffee/juice

 

 

1000 to 1100

Data intros from arts organisations

 

 

1100 to 1130

Making teams and networking

 

 

1130

Hack begins

 

 

 

1200 to 1300

 

Intro to Paper Prototyping

 

 

1300 to 1400

 

 

Make & Do: Paper Prototyping

 

 

1400 to 1500

 

Talks

 

1500 to 1600

Snacks and refreshments

 

1600 to 1700

 

 

 

1700 to 1800

 

Beer! 

Paper Prototyping Show and Tell

 

 

1900 to 2000

Dinner

 

 

 

2000 to 2300

     

Retro Games night

 

SUNDAY AGENDA MAIN HACK ONLY

0700 to 0800 Breakfast 

1100 COFFEE

1230 to 1330 LUNCH / HACKS SUBMITTED

1330 to 1430 PRESENTATIONS OF ALL HACKS - talks attendees and others welcome to return for the presentation

1430 to 1530 JUDGING

1530 PRIZES, THANK YOUS 

1600  DECAMP TO LOCAL PUB

 

Directions

Travelling to the Cambridge campus: click here.

Cambridge Campus Map: click here.

Walking Map for Cambridge Campus: click here.


Places are limited so please book now. For more info please call Ozlem Cansiz on 0845 196 2997 or email events@creativefront.org  


Culture Hack East is part of the wider Culture Hack family, with events produced previously in London, Edinburgh, Leeds and Glasgow.


     


 

 

 

 

 




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Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus
East Road, Cambridge
CB1 1PT Cambridge
United Kingdom

Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 6:00 PM (BST)


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Creative Front Cambridgeshire supports and promotes creative practitioners and creative businesses: www.creativefront.org

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