It only accesses the public data in the project, but now others can write interfaces to the stuff we’ve made and do, well, interesting things with it. An open API is, for me, fundamental to how we can conceptualise a ‘living’ archive.
We are now embarked on development of our first ‘living archive’ prototype. We are aiming to have this up and running by mid November if possible. We have been having a lot of discussions about what the nature of this prototype should be, related to questions of what precisely it is for and what we are aiming to test and… Read more →
I thought this site might be interesting for us to look at in terms of its design, architecture and the specifics of its emphasis on ‘open’ everything… Open Images is an open media platform that offers online access to audiovisual archive material to stimulate creative reuse. Footage from audiovisual collections can be downloaded and remixed into new works. Users of… Read more →