DETAILS:
PROJECT:

MAKING THE OLD NEW – HACKING CULTURAL HERITAGE

Rui Guerra & André Gonçalves, INTK

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Cultural organisations are making available online an important part of our cultural heritage. The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has released 100,000 images in high resolution available as public domain. In order to encourage other cultural organisation to follow the example, it is important that the public in general makes use of that material. In this workshop participants are invited to develop possible application on what to do with this material and how to present to the general public. Are you interested in creating a public space installation? Are you interested in rethinking what online exhibitions should look like? Join the workshop and discover with us what our digital cultural heritage has to offer.

WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS CAN BE GAINED FROM THE WORKSHOP?

Interactive design, graphic design, web programming, content strategy, marketing strategy.

HOW WILL THE WORKSHOP BE RUN?

In small groups of 3 or 4 persons, the participants define a creative approach to present digital cultural heritage. Participants are encouraged to use agile development methodologies. The moderators will help the participants organise their work and present tools and examples from which to draw inspiration. The results of the workshop are to be presented by participants.

WHO CAN APPLY? WHAT KIND OF EXPERIENCE OR SKILLS ARE REQUIRED? HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE PROJECT?

Graphic designers (How would you design an online exhibition?). Software developers (Request access to the Rijksmuseum API – https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/api). Creative minds (What would you do with the Rijksmuseum collection? https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/explore-the-collection).

Digital Heritage, open data, API, museum, software, design, interaction, open source, public space

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