Apply now to be Tactical Tech's next digital activist-in-residence, from September to November 2016.
The residency is designed to support activists from Latin America, Africa, Asia, Central Asia, the Caucasus or the Middle East, who utilise digital technologies extensively in their work.
Tactical Tech will host the residency in its offices in Berlin, Germany, from mid September 2016 to mid November 2016.
The residency is part of a project launched by the Tactical Technology Collective and Reporters without Borders Germany, meant to strengthen Berlin as a hub for a creative community that can inspire change around the world. Tactical Tech will host two residents simultaneously. In parallel, Reporters Without Borders will host a residency for a journalist.
We are looking for an experienced digital activist interested in joining a small team working internationally in the framework of our project Exposing the Invisible.
Exposing the Invisible is the main project under Tactical Tech's programme area Understanding and Shaping Issues. The project focuses on how to find, use, curate and activate data, evidence and information in order to tell stories with it. Our small team and the people we collaborate with have a selection of mixed skills and experiences that include data experts, artists, reporters, designers, programmers, tool developers, film makers, activists and researchers.
Tactical Tech will prioritise applications from those working in conflict and post-conflict contexts.
As the resident, you will be provided with:
- support in your visa application process (if needed)
- return trip from home country, health insurance
- accommodation in Berlin for two months
- a monthly stipend covering your living expenses during your stay in Berlin
- an open minded, international workplace to develop ideas and projects
- individualised training on digital security
- the possibility of attending exciting relevant events in Berlin
How to apply
Fill in the online application form by 3 July 2016
Only properly completed application forms will be considered. Pre-selected candidates will be contacted for an online interview by mid July.
Application Deadline : 3 July 2016, at 23.59 GMT.
Short listed applicants will be contacted by 15 July 2016
Final Response: by 30 July 2016
For more information click "Further official information" below.