INDIGI HACK will run across three days and in three unique stages where the practice of creative design thinking is used to generate new products through a process which translates understanding and ideas into tangible outcomes.
AIMS/OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES
Through INDIGI HACK we aim to understand; the role Indigenous people can play in developing new technologies that support a healthy environments and sustainable cities; learn how Indigenous and non-Indigenous scientist, environmentalist and policy makers can work together to sustain our environments using technology; and define protocols and ethics involved with the inclusion of Indigenous knowledge in technology design and prototype development.
Learn more: www.indigihack.com.au
The arts and technology is an incredibly powerful tool that has revolutionised the way millions communicate, create and express themselves. It has catapulted much of the world into the digital economy and has inspired marked changes to education, employment and entrepreneurship. However, such advances have provided little to no recourse for First Nation communities and could risk prolonging challenges around inequality well into the technology age. This concern is only heightened given that only a handful of First Nations youth pursue studies in STEAM. In this climate, civil society group, artists, technology companies, researchers and youth advocates have a collective responsibility to identify solutions that can reverse this pervasive trend and to champion a diverse future of our world. Projects created through INDIGI HACK will contribute to the growing First Nations creative start-ups in the sector.
INDIGI HACK will be supported by government, corporate and the broader community but we need base funds to secure our workshop venue, the facilitators and regional and international delegates.
$5,000 – Venue and catering
$5,000 – Hire facilitators and speakers
$10,000 – Travel and accommodation for the 4x regional and 4x international delegates
INDIGI HACK will be held at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence in Redfern Sydney NSW from the 7th – 9th August 2020.
INDIGI HACK is expected to bring together over 300 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artist, technologist and enviornmentalist to co-design art and technology for social good.