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Data Sets by Type

We’ve organised the data sets into groups, incase that helps you to see connections and links between them. The groups are PLACE/LOCATION; MUSIC; VISUAL ARTS AND OBJECTS; BOOKS, LITERATURE AND DRAMA; and FACTS AND FIGURES. PLACE/LOCATION New for Culture Hack: ADeC: data on all the possible facilities for arts and culture in Cambridgeshire, from full […]

Latest data for Culture Hack East

Culture Hack East takes place this weekend, on the first Bloomsday since the work of James Joyce entered the public domain (find Ulysses on Project Gutenberg here). The latest data submitted includes: BBC Proms: the full BBC Proms Archive, showing every performance for the last 117 years ADeC: data on all the possible facilities for arts […]

Culture Hack East Talks

We have an inspiring set of talks for Saturday afternoon, showing the best in thinking, making and doing from across culture and technology. Circumstance will be previewing their new Cambridge-based audio experience Of Sleeping Birds, revolutionary hardware inventors from Raspberry Pi and mbed will talk about their work at the forefront of technology, and the […]

Second data sets announced for Culture Hack East

We are delighted to announce the second data sets for Culture Hack East, taking place next weekend at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge: Wysing Arts Centre: data from over 200 participants of Escalator Visual Arts, a programme of support to artists and curators built around themed four-day retreats, delivered in a unique partnership between Wysing Arts […]

Talks announced for Culture Hack East

Culture Hack East Talks: Saturday 16th June, 2pm-4pm An interactive afternoon of talks, provocations and demonstrations showing the best thinking and doing at the intersection of culture and technology. Speakers include: Sound artist Duncan Speakman from Circumstance on “of sleeping birds”, a pedestrian symphony for Cambridge. Theatre director, dramaturg and research fellow Zoe Svendsen of Metis on art generating […]

First data announced for Culture Hack East

Arts organisations are busy preparing their data for Culture Hack East – data that has been submitted already includes: The Fitzwilliam Museum: data from their collections, including a subset of data aggregated with collections data from other museums via the Culture Grid API The London Review of Books: digital archive of long form essays from […]

Agenda announced for Culture Hack East

We are excited to announce the Agenda for Culture Hack East, taking place on 16th & 17th June at Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge Campus). Saturday will comprise the main hack itself, paper prototyping workshops, and talks from prestigious members of the arts and digital sectors. The day will kick off with arts organisations introducing their […]

Call for Culture Hack East Speakers

Culture Hack East is happening in Cambridge over the weekend of 16/17 June. There are spaces for designers, developers, artists, writers and content specialists. If you’re interested in creating prototypes with arts and cultural data, then sign-up here. As well as the usual hacking activity, during the Saturday there’ll be a paper prototyping track, and […]