Photos from Final Week

This was the last week the Art-A-Hack teams had together before presenting their work at the showcase.

Whereas most teams were putting the final touches on how to present some teams were still deciding what pieces to present and what to leave out. This week we are checking in with a few.

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Team Check-In from Week Three

At the halfway point of Art-A-Hack teams reach a critical point where they iterate on initial ideas. We’re checking in on the teams working out of the ThoughtWorks office this week to see what their projects look like now at this mid-point.

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‘Sonic Equations’ initial idea was to explore the frustrations around not being able to communicate clearly. After talking through ideas and influences they decided to create a physical installation and knew a game-like experience would be a good way engage people.

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Photos from Third Week of Hacking

One of the themes starting to emerge in week 3 was the limits of technology. What happends when technology goes wrong?

Both the Sonic Equations team aswell as the Substantive / Superficial team found themselves working in this general domain.

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Week Two of 2016's Co-creation Sessions

In this week, teams who had nailed down their conceptual frameworks were doubling down on experiments in making and technology.

Some teams were still unclear on direction, with the program organizers working to help unblock and get the teams started.

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First Day of Co-Working in the 2016 Season

The teams met and worked Saturday during our first co-working session of the 2016 season. It was a great day, spread across two locations in the city.

Half the teams were based at NYU Tandon, the other half at ThoughtWorks New York. We kept a live video feed running all day so that the teams could see each other working and feel part of the same collective.

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2016 Season Begins with Social at ThoughtWorks

A lot of fun was had last night at the 2016 season kick-off social event at ThoughtWorks NYC, at a twinned event with the Hardware Hack Lab.

Meeting for the first time, our many groups of Art-A-Hackers got together and discussed their projects. The teams were all looking forward to the co-working sessions ahead.

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