ON JUNE 6TH > As part of SF Design week > Beings OF SAN FRANCISCO WILL DESCEND UPON THE MAKESHIFT SOCIETY LOFT IN HAYES VALLEY FOR THE FIRST SF WRITING HACKATHON.
10 narratives will be created by 10 teams of 2 and their work will be put into the first collection of a new zine format > the topic won't be shared until the start of the hackathon.
a fictional or non-fictional narrative design for print. it can span anywhere from 1-5 pages with words, images & anything else you can dream up.
20 people working in teams of 2 will have ~5 hours from 12:00pm-5:30pm to write, hang out, eat, drink, & daydream. Casual final presentations will be made & you are free to roam or go home around 6pm.
we will hold an anonymous vote for the top 3 narratives & they will be "featured" stories of the final print. All participants will get credit for their work in the publication and receive a printed copy.
VOlume 1. Drinking Tea in the shower
summoning all writers & design friends who want to take a day to drink tea/beer/coffee/wine & perform carpal tunnel stretches.
we will be constructing volume 1 of a new zine format to be shared that morning. don't be scared, just show up and build it.
Saturday, June 6th @ 12:00pm. the event will last until ~6pm. we will start creating at 12:20pm sharp, after introductions. the space is yours to use as you please. for research, you will use the mothership (your computer) & there will be a handful of books for you to use as reference. at 5pm there will be a 1 hour warning and final presentations will be made around 6pm.
the Price & space
it's free folks. In fact, we will provide some free stuff for you that day like grub & beverages. the Makeshift Society Loft will be your playground. expect high-grade teas to be on hand from "drinking tea in the shower", as well as blue bottle coffee. bring your computer and your favorite sketch book, journal, etc.