http://hackingarts.com/ MIT Media Lab
75 Amherst St
Cambridge, MA 02139
Art, Business, Festivals & Fairs, Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Music, Performing Arts, Social Good, Tech, University
Hacking Arts 2018 will mark the sixth annual conference and festival will be held at the MIT Media Lab, fostering community and celebrating innovation in the creative industries: Design, Fashion, Film/Video, Gaming, Music, Performing Arts, Virtual/Augmented Reality, and Visual Arts.
In the spirit of this year’s theme of co-creation, all Hacking Arts attendees will have the opportunity to ‘hack’ together. We’ve shaken up our schedule and created more opportunities for the cross-pollination of ideas and skills than ever before.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH
8:00 AM - Check-in and breakfast to kick the day off right.
9:00 AM - We start the day with featured remarks, the reveal of the hackathon challenges, and an open pitch session to draw all participants into the creative process like never before.
11:00 AM - Live performances begin and our Creative Expo Hall opens its doors.
12:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - Hackers officially get to work as our panel discussions and speaker series start stirring up a conversation. Performances and the Creative Expo continue through the afternoon.
5:00 PM - Mixer
5:30 PM - As hackers continue to build new futures into the night, our participants will be connected with memorable performances both on and off the MIT campus.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH
8:00 AM - Breakfast
9:00 AM - Panels and speakers set the tone for the morning session and our Expo hall is open for one final round. Experience live demos of arts & tech products created by MIT entrepreneurs at the Ignite Hour.
12:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - Performances, panel discussions, and the Expo Hall round-up as we invite you to become the expert in our first-ever Unconference session.
4:00 PM - Mixer
4:30 PM - The top ten hacks present their work to the judges in hopes of taking home the top prize of the evening.
6:00 PM - A team of Media Lab researchers and featured artists present the results of the Signature Hack and the hackathon awards are given out.
7:00 PM - We close out the festival and send you out into the world inspired!