Culture Hack Scotland is a fast-paced and highly creative event that challenges everyone who attends to make innovative new culture-related projects in 48 hours. Attendees are typically designers, web developers, artists, producers. Data and content is sourced from several arts organisations from across Scotland is used as the basis and inspiration of what gets made.
Recent hack days
What was it? In February 2013 we ran a Culture Hack East Ideas Lab at Anglia Ruskin University. The two day event brought together cultural organisations, technologists, designers and developers to experiment with rapid ideas generation and the opportunity to win some funding to develop those ideas further. Attendees More than 30, including Hoipolloi, The […]
What is it? This iPad app brings to life archaeological finds around Cambridge using data drawn from an existing display at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The ‘Cambridge Cabinet’ at the museum contains nearly 160 artefacts unearthed in the Cambridge area. Its digital representation, Wall of Cambridge Archaeology plots the artefacts onto maps of […]
What is it? Online service Art Buddies helps bring together groups of people interested in attending the same exhibitions or performances. The team noticed that a reluctance to go alone is preventing some people from attending cultural events. Art Buddies allows novices to see things they otherwise wouldn’t by connecting them with knowledgeable enthusiasts. The Art […]