Rewriting the Hack

21st to 22nd November

THE CORE, Science Central, Bath Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne

Rewriting the Hack (RTH) is a Women Only Hackathon exploring the theme, Industrial and Post Industrial North East. The two day event will; examine the Hackathon format as a site for producing collaborative, interdisciplinary art strategies and explore issues surrounding diversity an increasingly popular model of creative production.

Participants will gather to access and create with archival materials relating to the NE regions industrial heritage and current, open data sets, which represent our post industrial present. Challenging perceptions that Hackaton events as well as histories of our industrial past and our scientific and technological present are male dominated.

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