8:00 AM

FESTIVAL:
Breakfast & Check-in

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9:00 AM

FESTIVAL:
Opening Session

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Find out what’s in store for the weekend, exciting partnerships, and the reveal of our hackathon challenges.

KEYNOTE:
Ed Bilous

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Ed Bilous is the Founder of the Center for Innovation in the Arts at Juilliard.

 

10:00 AM

HACKATHON:
Pitches

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Pitches for the Hackathon begin. This is the first year where we’re inviting all participants to pitch and idea, whether they’re part of a hackathon team or not. Don’t miss it!

10:30 AM

TECH TALK:
Google Cloud

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APIs: How Tom Sawyer built an app

Yegor Pomortsev will discuss what APIs are, why you should care, and how APIs will help you build your dream app with as little work as possible.

 

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

HACKATHON:
Team Formation

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Hackathon teams start to take shape for the weekend hack!

ARTS & TECH EXPO:
Expo Hall Opens

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Come see the best emerging artists and startups working at the intersection of arts, entrepreneurship, and tech.

PERFORMANCE:
Soulgook

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Blending 16 years of training in Vietnamese traditional music with his love for a good groove, SoulGook (Jason R. Nguyen) creates music that complicates the artificial boundaries of traditional and contemporary.

HACKATHON:
Mentor Mixer

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Hackathon teams have the chance to meet our team of mentors and find much needed support to guide their projects throughout the weekend.


12:00 PM

FESTIVAL:
Lunch

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1:00 PM

HACKATHON:
Hacking Begins

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Our hackers get to work building inspiring projects that explore the future of the arts/tech intersection.

TECH TALK:
Wayfair

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Come learn about Wayfair's 3D Model API. Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from one of the world's largest selections of home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more.

PANEL:
Art in the Age of Blockchain

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Learn the basics of the blockchain and hear from the artists and entrepreneurs who are mining its cultural value.

PERFORMANCE:
Reciprocity Collaborative

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Performing with wearable technology designed to augment dancer-audience experience by sonifying partnered movement.

WORKSHOP:
Sound Sculpture

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Hackers are invited to learn more about the Sound Sculpture instruments provided to the hack by Masary Studios.


2:00 pm

2:30 PM

PERFORMANCE:
Wayup Rui

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Nigerian bred artist Wayup Rui was raised in the impoverished borough of South End (Boston, MA), fusing of RnB, Rap and Afrobeats.

FIRESIDE CHAT: Rita Blitt & David Parsons

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Sam Magee in conversation with visual artist,Rita Blitt and choreographer, David Parsons: Explore the past, present and future of co-creation as visual art meets dance and photography. Learn about Rita and David's decades long collaboration of discussing creativity and life.

PERFORMANCE:
Oompa

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Oompa is 2017 Women of the World Poetry Slam champion, and a finalist at the 2016 National Poetry Slam, featured in Huffington Post, and Boston Globe among others.

WORKSHOP:
Velodyne LIDAR

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Learn about Velodyne’s LiDAR technology - spatial sensors that are broadly used in self-driving cars, and discover how hackers can incorporate them into their Hackathon projects.


3:15 PM

PERFORMANCE: Noah Lee, Fiona Kuong-Ku, Ria Modack

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Hear from the most the next generation of classical musicians in a session From the Top alumni and current students.

 

4:00 PM

PANEL: Future of Creative Engagement

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Explore how thought leaders in accessible practices are using digital docents, tactile printing, design thinking, and other ideas to cultivate diverse audiences and artists from all walks of life.

PITCHES:
IGNITE HOUR

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Startups in the arts/tech industries strut their stuff in our rapid-fire pitch-off.

 

5:00 PM

FESTIVAL:
Mixer

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Delicious drinks and inspiring conversation, powered by Cover Food Labs

ARTS & TECH EXPO:
Expo Hall Closes

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6:00 PM

PERFORMANCE:
Darien Carr

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Darien Carr (Rico Alice) is a multitalented musicmaker whose music explores extremely raw and introspective topics through vulnerable lyrics and unfiltered, artfully crafted musical landscapes. Darien will peel back the layers of their latest project, With Models, providing an intimate look at the collaborative journey it took to completion.


9:00 PM

PERFORMANCE:
9D3

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9D3 is an experimental music researcher from the MIT Media Lab. In the academic field he was rewarded for publishing avant-garde musical instruments at various conferences, where he is also known for introducing the idea of fragile instruments, a series of instruments that can only be played through the act of destruction.

 
 
 

Reserve your spot at the Hacking Arts 2018 FESTIVAL now!