Tackling Social Justice Issues Through a Storytelling Hackathon Tackling Social Justice Issues Through a Storytelling Hackathon
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Tackling Social Justice Issues Through a Storytelling Hackathon

by Hyperakt

November 3, 2013

But would it work? Would top creatives be interested? Would they put in the pre-work? Would our guidance allow creativity to flourish or would participants chafe at having decisions taken for them?

Over the StoryHack weekend, multidisciplinary teams of five to seven collaborated with the activist who nominated each story. The energy and enthusiasm was palpable as they innovated new ways to think and communicate these stories through writing, visuals, performance, and code. In just about 36 hours, the StoryHackers created some pretty impressive results:

Images courtesy of Hyperakt

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Tackling Social Justice Issues Through a Storytelling Hackathon