During the course of the entire festival the MakerLab aims to bring together diverse interest groups to explore the topic of Human Rights through creative actions, conversations, workshops and presentations.
The MakerLab’s objective is to broaden awareness of the topic, and create opportunities for sharing technology to assist people in enabling their Human Rights – everything from shared language and symbolism, to functional easy to build tools.
Over 40 different contributors will collaborate to co-create the event. Engagements vary from social provocations to tools for social empowerment – a symbol for human rights, strategic approaches to non violent resistance, open source servers, wind energy production.
The Human Rights MakerLab invites festival visitors to participate in the conversation through action and engagement and urges them to
Find a listing of all workshops here.
Other ways you can get involved:
Participate – show up and participate in an action taking place
Promote – share the lab #HRmakerlab #humanrights
Contribute to a Crowdsourced Declaration of Human Rights
Download the (symbol, replicate, share and appropriate in the name of Human Rights
Document – come and document the event to contribute to the shared knowledge outputs of the event, share your outputs through knowable.org, and through social media channels – facebook group, flickr pool, or even contribute to our daily magazine/book in progress
The Human Rights MakerLab is a collaboration between DMY, InterInstitute in Berlin, humanrightslogo.net, Open Design City and numerous content partners. It is facilitated by Jay Cousins and Pedro Pineda.