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Wednesday, August 21 • 17:30 - 18:00
The Art of Coding - World Heritage Digital

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The risks for social cohesion resulting from the digital divide between establishment and digital communities have been clearly demonstrated by #FridaysForFuture, #Artikel13 and #Rezo. That’s why it’s high time to build bridges. The most logical thing would be to consistently continue the cultural recognition of digital culture that has already begun to some extent. Clear signals in the form of commitments to responsibility for maintaining and promoting digital cultural forms help mutual understanding. In their presentation, A. Lange and T. Kopka want to show the possibilities that the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists has in store for this using the example of the “Art of Coding” initiative, which seeks to have an original digital cultural form added to the world cultural heritage list for the first time.

Speakers
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Tobias Kopka

Artistic Director, Ludicious, Reboot Develop
Tobias Kopka is the Artistic Director of Ludicious Zürich Game Festival and Head of Developer Relations at Reboot Develop in Croatia & Canada and thus leading some of not only Europe´s finest game developer conferences. Tobias has been heading the Conference & Program Direction... Read More →
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Andreas Lange

COO, European Federation of Game Archives Museums and Preservation Projects
Andreas Lange is COO of EFGAMP e.V. (European Federation of Game Archives Museums and Preservation Projects). Before he was founding director of the Computer Games Museum in Berlin and its curator until August 2018. He studied Comparative Religions and Dramatics (M.A.) at Freie Universität... Read More →


Wednesday August 21, 2019 17:30 - 18:00
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