WHAT ARE THE LIVING EXPERIENCE?

We call the living experience all the formative process of participants during their stay in our collective houses and/or the NINJA Labs. In this process, is possible to exchange learnings related both to the content of the area you registered for, and the cooperation values intrinsic to the citizen and collective formation that feature our works. We consider our places for that a free formation campuses, where the living is the driving force to the knowledge exchange. The livings comprehend a set of activities oriented by Mídia NINJA and Fora do Eixo durable core members, such as, collaborative coverages and field work, meetings, workshops, modules with Mídia NINJA faculty members, cultural routes and all that involves the collective house and NINJA Labs working daily dynamics.

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

a) Any person from Brazil, Latin América and other countries with aptitude and openness to the solidarity and collective practices, to desterritory (unexpected travels may be in our plan) and with 10 to 15 days free time to the living, with exceptions.
b) It is not necessary to be part of a collective from Fora do Eixo e Mídia NINJA network.
c) It doesn’t require college degree.
d) Minors should have their parents authorization.
e) People committed to the Human Rights and with values in favor of racial, gender, social and other equalities.
f) Collaborative and collective spirit is essential.

 

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

a) Experience in the chosen area on the call accompanied by an advisor and being able to mainstream in different living areas.
b) Theoretical and practical modules with Mídia NINJA/Fora do Eixo faculty members about themes that are connected to the living areas.
c) Accommodation (we have collective rooms).
d) Feeding.
e) Living guidance and monitoring.
f) Routes in the city, cultural events and tours.

 

HOW LONG DOES THE LIVING EXPERIENCE LAST? WHEN DOES IT START?

The selected participants will be summoned from January 30th, 2018. The living extent will comprehend 2 cycles with distinct teams, being the first on feb/5st to 15th and the second on feb 19th to march 1st, with exceptions, according to the negotiation between the liver and its mentor.

WHICH CITY DO THE LIVINGS WILL TAKE PLACE?

Rio de Janeiro.

 

WHAT ARE THE LIVING PLACES?

Apart from the wonderful city of Rio de Janeiro, the livings will have as their main spaces the Mídia NINJA and Fora do Eixo collective house and also the FRONT RJ.

The Collective House is located in Santa Tereza and is the place where the network activists live, share their lives and their daily work. Besides it, the FRONT, working office and studio is located in Rio de Janeiro downtown and co-hosted by several city collectives. Those two places will be the main places we are going to be!

 

IS IT THERE ANY COST?

It is not necessary Real (R$) investment to register and participate on the livings of LAB NINJA. All the donation is free and spontaneous. We comprehend the living process as a mutual investment amongst all the involved, being the FdE Card the main financing currency of this Call.

Transportation/displacement to Rio de Janeiro is on behalf of the participant.

 

WHICH ARE THE LIVING AREAS I CAN GET INVOLVED WITH?

:: Social Media

Analysis of trends in networks; review and permanent monitoring of conjunctural and behavioral themes and agendas; preparation and publication of narratives via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and Flickr; web writing; reports systematization and production; strategies and campaigns development; direct actions and digital interventions preparation.

:: Writing/Journalism
Material and journalistic reports production; Mídia NINJA portal maintenance; review and verification of material sent by other collaborators; text production in street coverage; development of social mobilization campaign texts.

:: Audiovisual
Audiovisual real time coverage performing; edition and finishing of documentaries from NINJA collection; series, reports and documentaries execution; story scripts elaboration; technical assistance in live and online audiovisual shows; technical assistance in audiovisual shows performings; filming, editing, recording, animation, remixing and audiovisual technical production.

:: Photography
Performing of real time, rehearsals and photo reportage photographic coverage; edition and photoimage treatment in computer and cell phone; photographic file and catalogue construction; cultural agendas mapping; content systematization and reports construction.

::: Design
Creation and production of graphic pieces to events, visual ids, memes, direct actions with web and printing applications. Motion design, multimedia material creation to social medias (avatars, banners and memes), documents diagramming (presentations, charts and infographics), created pieces adjustments and art finalization, illustration.

::: Hackerism
Activities in the areas of software development, systems administration and interface design to programmers, designers and data scientists that identify with the agendas and value civil mobilization.

::: Cultural Residency (mandatory to all participants)
We call cultural residency the activities that involve managing and maintenance of work and coexistence common environments, that is, the participation on kitchen, cleaning and living spaces organization rotation schedule.

 

HOW TO REGISTER?

To register, the interested parties should fulfill the registration form available in this website and also make available its portfolio access link in the indicated field on the form. The registrations will remain open until January 26th this year. Go for it!

 

SELECTION

The participants selection will be made by a team composed by Mídia NINJA editors, Fora do Eixo and UniCult – University of Cultures network activists, and will comprise two phases. The first one will be made from the form answers analysis, taking into account the candidates profile and presented portfolio. The second phase will be done through online interviews with the selected participants from the preview step.

The selected candidates to the interviews will be contacted by mail or, in case of no answer, by phone. If in any of those cases there is participant return, will be automatically declassified.

The selection result will be released directly to all selected participants.

 

WHAT IS MÍDIA NINJA?

Mídia NINJA was founded in 2013 and became notorious during june manifestations that gathered millions on Brazil’ streets. Upon the occasion performed live coverages from inside the protests, with multiple points of view invisible in the traditional media. In 2016 was one of the main resistance initiatives on the fight for democracy strengthening amidst political instability. Today the network engges over 2 million supporters and around 500 people directly involved with collective house support throughout Brasil. In 2013, won Shorty Awards for our Social Media Profile.
Know more: midianinja.org

 

WHAT IS FORA DO EIXO?

Culture, communication and activism network that connects people, collectives, houses and networks in 26 Brazil states plus DF and with partners in 15 Latin América countries. The network acts under the principles of collaboration, autonomy, free media and free sharing of knowledges. In a decade of acting fomented the creation of dozens of collectives, collective houses and projects in Brazil and other countries, which in turn, boosted the development of other networks, such as, the Rede Brasil de Festivais (Brazil Festivals Network), the Universidade das Culturas (University of Cultures) and the most known of them – the Mídia NINJA.
Find out more: foradoeixo.org.br

 

HAT IS THE UNIVERSITY OF CULTURES?

The University of Cultures is an initiatives set that connects researchers, groups, collectives, universities, culture spaces and cultural agents. The goal is to articulate in network projects in the field of cultural formation. For that, UniCult part of the understanding that exist diverse formation methodologies, legible, autonomous and culturally recognized, empirical and theoretical, ancestral and contemporary, urban and rural, that goes beyond a traditional conception of school based on confinement and knowledge fragmentation.
Know more: unicult.org