Hacktivist Village

Summer 2017 Tour

Last year was an incredible unknown journey that started with a vision of creating a new dimension to a multi-sensory, immersive art, music and education festival. Our goal was to facilitate creative collaboration, undiluted knowledge sharing and expanded perceptions. It was nothing short of mind-blowing to participate in seeing that vision truly come to life.

This year, we've got the foundation of what we learned, accomplished and experienced last year at Symbiosis Gathering to grow from. Now, we're building the next evolution of our interactive experiment. 

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A hacker is someone who enjoys playful cleverness — not necessarily with computers.
— Richard Stallman
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2017 Exclusive


International Programme 


 

Hackerspace-inspired Village & Programme
Speakers, workshops, seminars, ceremonies and interactive installations which holistically explore evolving systems and structures of power within society.

 

 

The Hacktivist Village is a new collaborative action hub and interactive discovery area dedicated to the celebration of creativity, curiosity, critical thinking and collaboration. 
 

AREAS OF FOCUS:


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Financial Hacking
Adventures with alternative monetary systems & economic activism
 

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Nature of Technology
Embedded values and the broader impact of technological innovation

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Hacker Culture
DIY movement and creative activism

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Future of Digital Society
Intellectual property, surveillance, privacy & digital rights


OUR GOAL
To provide a deeply engaging experience that encourages new discoveries and spontaneous human connections through cross-pollination of knowledge and ideas. We're creating an immersive playful environment with the building blocks for developing new perspectives on culture and technology through the exploration of existing and evolving power structures within society. 

The Hacktivist Village is not just a breeding ground for new ideas; our goal is to help ideas become reality through exploration, critical engagement, social empowerment and de-alienation of the structures we seek to change.