Workshops

Workshop no 1: ‘Hacking the GLAMs’

Facilitator: Revekka Kefalea

In the context of this workshop, participants become acquainted with: (a) digital archives and repositories, (b) Creative Commons licenses, and (c) good practices of creative reuses of digital cultural heritage materials. In addition, with the use of image processing programmes and tools, they create their own derivative artworks, which are uploaded in GLAM Hack’s website and social media pages.
This workshop is designed for all those (ages 18+) who are interested in cultural heritage and digital commons (culture lovers, GLAM professionals, digital activists).

Workshop no 2: ‘Digital cultural heritage and education’

Facilitator: Nikos Voyiatzis

In the context of this workshop, participants explore the creative and critical reuses of digital cultural heritage in educational design. They familiarise themselves with remix practises of digital cultural archives, and they learn how to embrace education as a preservation method.
Through presentations, theory, and hands-on collaboration, participants: (a) get introduced in the work of digital archival artists, (b) dive into the world of digital cultural heritage, and (c) become acquainted with reclaiming cultural heritage objects in their educational work.
This workshop is designed for educators.

Workshop no 3: ‘Archive, memory and new forms of community’

Facilitator: Nikos Voyiatzis

This workshop focuses on local communities and the peculiarities of their own experiences, rather than on ‘historical events’​. Participants collaboratively work towards the speculative preservation of local oral heritage, and reclaim materials from web archives in order to design new narratives that mould experience, memory and identity into new forms of art and archival storytelling.
This workshop is designed for children, youth, students and their teachers, families, artists, heritage professionals and enthusiasts.

Workshop no 4: ‘Net archeology, websites, archives, etc.’

Facilitator: Nikos Voyiatzis

In the context of this workshop, participants explore various aspects of media archeology (with a strong emphasis on the archeology of online culture) by digging into web archives. They are introduced in web archiving tools, methods and concerns, and collaboratively design interactive documents based on memories, archival material and emotions, in order to: (a) understand the history of a website, (b) deal with web archeological findings, and (c) reflect on constantly changing media information landscapes.
This workshop is designed for young people, adults, professionals, artists, designers, creative technologists, and heritage specialists.