workshop: Hacking Anxiety!!1!11
Hacking with Care
Come and learn how to hack one body (yours or somebody else's) to mitigate anxiety and panic attacks. A Hands-on (pun intended) workshop.
Presentation of ongoing, past and future works of Hacking with Care, with a focus on hacking anxiety.
Anxiety is always multi-factored, but there are open channels in the body waiting to be understood and trained that can be efficiently used for self-care and other people's care, as to mitigate the effect of stress, panic, anxiety, and how to mediate crisis situations (panic attacks)
Hacking With Care is a collective composed of hackers-activists, caregivers, artists, sociologist, growing quite literally by contact and affinity.
Together we imagine, circulate, put in common resources and tools for care in accordance with hackers ethics and peer-to-peer philosophy. We create occasions for body & soul rejuvenation and collective (re)appropriation of care. We work with an understanding of the needs and requirements of specific contexts, as can be found in hacking and activism. Similarly, we like to transmit to caregivers some hackers-activists tools and best practices, for example in relation to privacy/data protection, technological independence, operational security. Other aspects we like are creativity in care, access to knowledge, interdisciplinarity, questioning of norms…
Our actions evolve around two principal axis that could be (but not limited to): Care for hackers-activists and Hackers ethics and tools for caregivers. They include care corners at hackers-activists events, pop-up massage sessions at the quarters of activists organizations, massage and well-being workshops and tutorials, compilation of resources and creation of original resources, research, news watch…