Erik Champion, Curtin University
Thanks to a research grant from Curtin University's School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts, funding and support from Curtin University Library, judges & data mentors, CIC & Scitech for prizes.
Thanks to a Curtin MCCA Strategic Grant six reseachers and Library staff at Curtin University bought Virtual reality and Augmented reality equipment and ran two events to help staff develop digital prototypes and experiences using cultural data resources and digital humanities tools and techniques
I explained a bit about what an API is, analysed a Trove API query and then gave participants an activity to do. The activity is below the slides...
We are honoured to have the following people as judges:
Damian Shepherd, Acting General Manager SPUR, Landgate
Colin Walker, Executive Director, Arts & Cultural Development, DCA
Michele Willson, HoS, Media Culture & Creative Arts, Curtin University
Piers Higgs, Director, Gaia Resources
NB between Damian & Colin are Drew and Nau, overall prize winners
thanks Curtin University Library Makerspace!
Drew Fordham & Dr S. Zaung Nau-Curtin Uni. (1st prize winner)
Project brief: Creating melody from network operations traffic
Datasets used: Network Operations Traffic Data MRWA
Methods/tools used: SQL to data aggregation, arcGIS for data visualisation, Excel, musescore for music creation and mandolintab.net
Dropbox/Google drive/GitHub URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nwwd6ozpnpzayw1/AACh2QRPKyELR3C397GAecQya?dl=0
Presentation URL: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nwwd6ozpnpzayw1/AACh2QRPKyELR3C397GAecQya?dl=0
Matthew Robinson (twitter @mttrb) Curtin University Library
Michael Wiebrands & Sebastian Becker (Curtin Student)
Rebecca Lange, Curtin Institute of Computation
Carol Igglesden & Fiona Logan (& Brenda as observer)
Thanks to (from left): Sebastian, Drew, Damian, Nau, Michael, Michele, Matthew, Piers, Karen, Colin, Lise, Rebecca, Janice, Marie, me(!), Brenda, Carol & Fiona. Big thank you to the Judges, the Data Mentors, Rosie, Aditya, Curtin University Library, Scitech, CIC & MCCA for the grant!
By Erik Champion
The 10 - 11 November 2016 event, Curtin Cultural Makathon, hosted at the Curtin University Library Makerspace.