Here are some themes that we welcome
(But please propose more - this is just the beginning!)
– What is hacktivism? This will definitely be looked at in detail during the festival to assist those who find the word 'hacking' threatening.
– Community empowerment models.
–Academia. Life inside and outside of the tower….where are we now?
- Copyleft archiving – the role of academic insitutions, hackers and community activists.
– Hacklab 'ABC'– or should we say 010?
– Bio-hacks, intelligent bacteria.
– Local/Glocal identities and landscapes.
– International Water Project.
– Eco labs and eco residencies – the new, ethical timeshares?
– Black hacks – black hactivism - Alternative currencies, skills swaps - new economics.
– Open culture and closed systems?
– Coding, en-coding, de-coding and tekno-shamanism.
– Women and innovation.
– PD art.
– Low carbon futures and the role of arts, creativity and conferencing.