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What is the demoscene?

The demoscene is a worldwide non-commercial network of creative minds involved in the making of so called ‘demos’. Demos are computer generated music clips that show what kind of graphic and sound effects can really be done by using high-end computer hardware to its full potential. 

For more Info about the demoscene please the our about the demoscene page

Major Milestone Articles

(selcetion in chronological downward order)

20.03.21 Demoscene accepted as UNESCO cultural heritage in Germany (Language German)

20.03.21 Demoszene schreibt Kulturgeschichte (Language German)

21.04.19 Demoscene nominated as intangible UNESCO cultural heritage in Germany (Language English)

15.04.19 Breakthrough of Digital Culture: Finland accepts the Demoscene on its national UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity (Language English)

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Press material & information

All pictures below can be used freely in the context of reports on the ‘Art of Coding’ initiative, whereas the enclosed credits must be mentioned at the reproduced picture.

Demoparty Impressions

Modern Demo/Intro/4k Impressions

Classics of the Demoscene

Art of Coding Impressions

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Bio / CV

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About the campaign „Art of Coding“
Art of Coding was initiated by Tobias Kopka (Conference Director Ludicious and founding member of Digitale Kultur e.V.) and Andreas Lange (Secretary of EFGAMP e.V.). The campaign is internationally coordinated regarding institutions by EFGAMP e.V., regarding the national application in Germany and the demoscene by Digitale Kultur e.V. First partners included Neogames Finland, the Hub of the Finnish Game industry and the Finnish Museum of Games in Tampere. | Hashtag: #ArtofCoding

About EFGAMP e.V.
EFGAMP is the European Federation of Game Archives, Museums and Preservation Projects. It represents the interests of memory institutions and partners, which are concerned with the collection, preservation and making accessible of the digital game heritage on European and international level. The Federation sets out to find new opportunities linked to digital preservation, particularly regarding video games. Through an international network of partners, EFGAMP’s mission is to encourage the creation of archives and to increase accessibility to our digital heritage. | Twitter: @EFGAMP_eu

About Digitale Kultur e.V.
The association “Digitale Kultur e.V.” (Digital Culture) aims at supporting the Demoscene with a special focus on activities in Germany. In addition to already established events like Evoke Digitale Kultur e.V. is also looking forward to present educational (informative) activities, exhibitions and trips to Demoscene related events.