2020

We are pleased to announce the Digital Dozen and the winners of the Breakthroughs in Storytelling Awards for 2020.

Colony Sound

All is not well in the San San Universe, its meth-like dependency on technology notwithstanding.

Annie Armstrong: What’s the craziest experience you’ve ever had at an …

Death Stranding

Legendary video game designer Hideo Kojima has built a world that desperately needs bridges, not walls.

“The era of today is about individualism. We may be connected …

Eva.stories

What if a 13-year-old girl caught up in the Holocaust had access to Instagram?

What If a Girl in the Holocaust Had Instagram? “Dear Diary, …

Facial Recognition Machine

For less that $100, Sahil Chinoy transformed three cameras he didn't control into a powerful facial recognition system. BREAKTHROUGH AWARD WINNER

    On the east side of Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan, …

Hypnospace Outlaw

Hypnospace is sort of like surfing the Web in 1999 — and not just the good parts.

Sleeptime Computing, a new technology allowing users to browse the internet …

Lithopy

In the lithium-rich Ore Mountains of central Europe exists an unusual tribe governed by hyperledger transactions that are registered via satellite. SPECIAL JURY PRIZE WINNER

One of the world’s largest lithium reserves was recently discovered at …

Presence

A place where you make the artwork, and the artwork makes you.

I wanted to create a place where you feel connected. You …

Proto

Holly Herndon records an album with the help of an A.I. named Spawn.

“There’s a pervasive narrative of technology as dehumanizing. We stand in …

Spectre

"Imagine this for a second: one man, with total control of billions of people's stolen data — all their secrets, their lives, their futures . . . "

http://digitaldozen.io/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/SX_Spectre_Teaser_Trailer.mp4 In the lead-up to the US 2020 elections, as lawmakers …

Traveling While Black

What was it like for a black person to travel through America in the 1950s? Not all that different from today.

As a black person you feel a sense of relief when …

Un/tied Shoes

If shoes make the man, what happens when the wearer isn't a man — or a woman? Evie Ruddy built their dream store online.

“I daydreamed of how his boots would look on me. Rugged …

Where There’s Smoke

An experience of love, loss and memory — and two mysterious fires.

Dedicated to Robert Douglas Weiler 1939 – 2018 “When my Dad …

2020 | Digital Dozen: Breakthroughs in Storytelling awards