Workshops

Workshops are charged separately (and affordably, still!) from the RM10 festival admission fee, and spaces are limited.

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The Big Picture: Photojournalism 101

ME.REKA Makerspace
Journalism Campus Workshops
The workshop will consist a brief talk about Carlo’s work, and his process on documenting the Drug war in the Philippines – the challenges, the ethical lines, how to deal with grieving families, also how to protect them, the security risk and all that comes with documenting what’s happening on the ground level. Participants will […]
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Digging Deep: Investigative Journalism 101

ME.REKA Makerspace
Journalism Campus Workshops
Whether you are researching on the genocide of the Rohingya in Myanmar or exposing cross-border sex trafficking of minors, this workshop is a great introduction to investigative reporting. Learn how to set up an investigation, how to tell stories that matter in an impactful way, and even what job hazards to expect. Led by seasoned […]
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Taste of Sabah – Oct 5

The Square
Food Fringe Workshops
We are always looking for exquisite taste, but what about forgotten recipes from our own cultures? Ropuhan Di Tanak Wagu is a food channel run by Pison Jaujip who has been re-creating forgotten recipes from North Borneo. Fancy sampling dishes such as Linopot, Noonsom Bambangan, Jinaruk Tuhau, and Kinotuan Mirolot Sinapakan Tonsin Sada? Pison will […]
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Plotting Plausible Futures: A Scientific Approach to Creative Writing

ME.REKA Makerspace
Workshops
How do you create a believable future, especially as current events shift so rapidly? Will this future be bright, dark, or a gloomy grey? Laura Lam, a writer and a lecturer on the Edinburgh Napier Creative Writing MA, will detail the various aspects of worldbuilding a near future by layering possibilities onto our current infrastructure […]
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Words Speak Louder Than Actions: The Seiyuu Workshop

ME.REKA Makerspace
Workshops
Do you want to be a kawaii animal? Or a talking teapot? You can even be a muscular, 10-foot man with washboard abs! Seiyuu Haruna Ikezawa (Beast Wars: Transformers, One Piece, Crayon Shin-chan) will talk about how voice shapes a character, and how to express emotions only through sound. Join her in this one-hour workshop […]
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Taste of Sabah – Oct 6

The Square
Food Fringe Workshops
We are always looking for exquisite taste, but what about forgotten recipes from our own cultures? Ropuhan Di Tanak Wagu is a food channel run by Pison Jaujip who has been re-creating forgotten recipes from North Borneo. Fancy sampling dishes such as Linopot, Noonsom Bambangan, Jinaruk Tuhau, and Kinotuan Mirolot Sinapakan Tonsin Sada? Pison will […]
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#REVOLUTION: The Importance of Social Media For Activists

ME.REKA Makerspace
Workshops
Not only has the internet changed the way we communicate, shop and search for information, it has opened up new possibilities for political engagements of activists. The one-to-many communication of classical mass media is gradually being replaced by a many-to-many communication method which uses blogs, networks and social media channels as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. […]
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Digital Ethics: Regaining Control of the Internet

ME.REKA Makerspace
Workshops
The year is 2025. International corporations have gained control over the cyberspace, spying on users and feeding off their ignorance. Deceit, doubt and peril wander through what was once the free and wild spaces of the digital world. Where have our values and morals gone to? Is it too late to regain control of the […]
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