Subsaharan Africa - Hack Ur Culture

“Hack Ur Culture” is a platform that brings together GLAM institutions (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) with creative minds and tech enthusiasts to bring about collaborations and innovations from open cultural data.

On this platform, creatives from various walks of their professional lives participate in the Hack Ur Culture Hackathon! Join us, become part of Hack Ur Culture, and win prizes.

Call for mentors

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Opening, Guest Lectures & Discussions

Watch the keynote address for Hack Ur Culture by Trevor Stuurman, learn new skills in guest-lectures from Chao Tayiana and Manenga Mungandi, or watch a panel discussion, elaborating on the value of open cultural heritage data. 

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Now online:
Challenges, data sets and problem statements

You can now read through the challenges, available data sets, and problem statements of participating GLAM partners. Start your mission and #HackUrCulture.

Check it out!

Social Media Challenge

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Call for Mentors

We are calling on academics, enthusiasts, professionals, subject experts to join our network of mentors for the Hack Ur Culture hackathon, from 24.09. — 18.10.2020.

During the 3 weeks hackathon period, participating teams will be faced with various challenges where they will need your expertise to solve these problems. The Hack Ur Culture mentor network will be available on-demand at the request of teams when they need your expertise to take forward steps on their projects.

Become a mentor
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