15 May 2019: Conference: Tradition anew! Documenting cultural heritage and artistic creation -interdisciplinary approaches, contemporary media

GLAM Hack Workshop: "What the hack?!"
Trainer: Revekka Kefalea
Host: Biennale of Western Balkans
In the context of the Conference: "Tradition anew! Documenting cultural heritage and artistic creation -interdisciplinary approaches, contemporary media"
Date: May 15th, 2019
Venue: Silversmith Museum, Its Kale, Castle of Ioannina & Pyrsinella mansion, 5 Papazoglou str. & Aravantinou
Entrance: Admission-free

GLAM Hack designed and implemented the workshop: What-the-hack?!, in the context of the Conference: Tradition anew! Documenting cultural heritage and artistic creation -interdisciplinary approaches, contemporary media*.

In the context of the workshop, participants became acquainted with: (a) digital archives and repositories of cultural heritage (e.g. Europeana, OpenGLAM, SearchCultutre), (b) Creative Commons licenses, and (c) good practices of creative reuses of digital cultural heritage.

GLAM Hackers in action.
Photo by Elli Leventaki (Biennale of Western Balkans).

In addition, with the use of online image processing programmes and tools, they created their own derivative artworks.

This work ‘Cat on the move’ by Vasiliki Maltasoglou is licensed under CC-BY 4.0
and is a derivative artwork of ‘Cat on a string’ by Stefan Tell, licensed under CC-BY 2.0.
This work ‘Serenity’ by Vivian Tse is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
and is a derivative artwork of ‘Old Woman on a Boat in Large Prespa Lake’ by Coloured Photography Workshop, licensed under CC-BY 4.0.
This work ‘Mirrors’ by Christina Chatzimichailidou is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
and is a derivative artwork of ‘Musical stars Madge Elliott and Cyril Ritchard’s wedding’ by Sam Hood, no known copyright restrictions.
This work ‘Warglitch’ by Evangelia H. is licensed under CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0
and is a derivative artwork of ‘World War I: operating theatre in H.M.S. Burbis’ by Welcome Collection, licensed under CC-BY 4.0.
This work ‘Missile launch’ by Aggeliki Kirikou is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
and is a derivative artwork of ‘Swordfish Aircraft’ by photographer: LA(PHOT) Abbie Herron licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.
This work ‘Infinite Ioannina’ by Nikos Zamparas is licensed under CC-BY 4.0
and is a derivative artwork of ‘Old Ioannina Castro Area’ by Lucy Hamilton, licensed under CC-BY 2.0.

* The Conference was organised by the Biennale of Western Balkans along with the working group “Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Media” of the History of Art Laboratory of the School of Fine Arts in the University of Ioannina, in light of the International Museum Day and this year’s subject, which was chosen by the International Council of Museums – ICOM, ‘Museums as cultural hubs: the future of tradition’. More info about the conference and the programme, here.

Special thanks to Biennale of Western Balkans team for inviting us to implement this workshop, and especially to Elli Leventaki for her kind support along the way!

Special thanks to Georgia Angelaki (Research Associate at National Documentation Centre) for contributing her knowledge and experience to the workshop!

And of course, congratulations to all our GLAM Hackers for their interesting creations!

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