The Berkeley Center for New Media Presents ...
Hack the Bells is the world's first remix competition for carillon. This project is an exploration in sound, vision, and performance that asks artists and new media visionaries to use the bells as they see fit - to hack the bells.
This project encourages artists, musicians, performers, and other visionaries to use the Campanile and/or the openly licensed Campanile audio and images from our library in their creative work.
Works will be submitted to and reviewed by a jury of international artists, new media innovators, cultural curators, and academics. They will select a winner, who will be awarded a prize of $700 USD and an opportunity to have their work permanently acquired by the University of California, Berkeley, and the Anton Brees Carillon Library for public display and use. Three runner-up prizes will be awarded, totaling $100 USD each.
Submitted works can be:
Works must be submitted by 11:59 PM PST on September 1, 2014 .
Participants will be notified about the status of their submission November 1, 2014.
Specificity to the campanile (history, community, sound), Originality, & Creativity
We encourage applicants who will consider submission related to :
or bring/send materials to:Berkeley Center for New Media