Culture Hack Scotland
Culture Hack Scotland is Sync’s showpiece event which brings together digital talent with artists and culture professionals to work together and make new projects in just 48 hours – inspired in part by data provided by arts organisations across Scotland. The latest Culture Hack Scotland 2013 took place at the Whisky Bond in Glasgow on July 12-14 2013 and was the third annual event making it longest running culture-related hackday in the world.
Many of the participants who attended multiple events considered Culture Hack Scotland 2013 the best yet. This year 90 participants made 23 projects – with a feature of this year being people combining software and hardware in quite remarkable ways.
If you’d like to understand more about what all this means and what happened and why it’s important then here’s some ways you can do that:
And for those of you who like prizes, the winning projects were:
Judged by Simon Kirby, Professor of Language Evolution, University of Edinburgh
- Winner: MASS – a social sculpture
- Commendations: Rhumoculous Rift, Creative Scotland Judgement Quiz & We are on Albert Drive
Team Sync Prize
- Winner: Live & Hacking
Culture Hack Scotland Hall of Fame inductee:
- Yann Seznec
With special thanks also to all the people who attended the event for three years running: Padmini Ray Murray, Justin Quillinan, Nicola Osborne, Andrew Coulton, Paolo Ciarrocca, Jonathan Arbourbih, Alistair Macdonald, Erin McElhinney & Rory Gianni. You are all brilliant.