The democratization of creative tools—code, data and algorithms—have changed the relationship between creator and audience. Stories are spilling off screens and into the real world and a new storytelling grammar is being shaped due to shifts in media consumption and device penetration.
Bit by Bit is a week-long exploration and reflection on the powerful pairing of story and technology and the roles they play in society—discovering and reimagining the poignant and the persuasive, the confining and liberating.
Learn more at bitbybit.brown.columbia.edu
bit by bit is a week-long exploration and reflection on the powerful pairing of story and technology and the roles they play in society — discovering and reimagining the poignant and the persuasive, the confining and liberating.
bit by bit will start Saturday, February 22nd, with a group of student storytellers, hackers, makers, game developers and experience designers will coming together for a day full of experimentation, coding, networking and fun.
Then, bit by bit will join seven renowned storytellers with seven prominent technologists in teams of two and challenge them to make something new together. The teams will work February 27th and 28th, and we will follow the collaborations as they mix word and code, novel and database, algorithm and theater. Finally, the seven teams will unveil their creations at a public conference on March 1.
The Brown Institute is proud to acknowledge the support of Rhizome and AOL. Learn more about the event at bitbybit.brown.columbia.edu.