A hackathon for storytellers with a conscience.
October 4-6, 2013 \ Union Square \ NYC


The most important issues deserve the best storytellers.

React to the world around you. Rethink the way important issues are communicated. Resolve confusion about some of today's greatest challenges.The Re3 StoryHack is an experiment, but damn, it’s an important one. It’s time to expand the boundaries of justice-focused persuasive storytelling.

We’re asking changemakers to propose specific stories relating to complex issues like economic fairness, climate change, educational opportunity, and many more.

We’re offering creative storytellers the chance to choose one of ten selected stories and work with top-notch teammates. Over the Re3 StoryHack weekend, we will innovate new ways of thinking and communicating these stories in language; written, visualized, performed, coded and more.

An interactive exhibit? Excellent. Flash mob? Sure. App? Why not. Sculpture? Perfect. Print piece? Absolutely. There is absolutely no limitation of medium for the teams’ final outputs as long as they tell captivating, powerful stories.

Changemakers and creative storytellers with a conscience, start your engines.

The Issues

Let’s tackle the big issues of our time and amplify the voices seeking to make this world more just. Let’s challenge the powers that be!

Why Storytelling

The Re3 StoryHack is an experiment in pushing the boundaries of justice-based persuasive storytelling.

Let’s be honest. We all have issues that we care about, and that we’d like others to also care about. While it’s easy to march out an army of facts and hope that they overwhelm people into thinking differently, that usually isn’t enough to change hearts and minds.

The Organizers

We’re into justice. We believe in the power of a good story. We know others do too. So we’re bringing them together.

The Participants

Issues that matter. Storytellers with a conscience.
Let the magic happen.

When & Where

October 4 - 6, 2013

Parsons the New School for Design
The Vera List Center
6 East 16th Street,12th Floor
New York City


Mailing address:
Re3 StoryHack c/o Hyperakt
401 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

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