Art of Coding

The "Art of Coding" initiative is committed to the recognition of the demoscene as cultural heritage within the UNESCO's intangible world cultural heritage.



March 20th, 2021 | Art of Coding

Demoscene accepted as UNESCO cultural heritage in Germany

Today on the suggestion of the national Unesco expert committee, the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs decided to accept the Demoscene as German intangible cultural heritage. The decision acknowledges the long and living tradition the Demoscene has in Germany, with Revision, Breakpoint, and Evoke among other demoparties shaping the landscape of major international gatherings of the demoscene for decades.

Demoscene accepted as cultural heritage in Germany
August 16th, 2019 | Art of Coding

The Demoscene as UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Demosceners of Finland and Germany are launching the “Art of Coding” campaign to inscribe the Demoscene on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as a digital and social practice, which includes many core elements of the digital world. The campaign will be officially launched at the Nordic Game conference at May 23rd 2019. Digitale Kultur e.V. supports the campaign.

The Demoscene as UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity