By Melanie Picard
In honor of swissnex San Francisco’s 10th Anniversary, we asked students of Swiss Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences to imagine the future through a transmedia story set 10 years from now, in 2023.
The competition is over and our international jury has intensively deliberated. We now proudly present the three finalists. Who are the winners? It’s still a secret. The winners will be announced at the STORY2023 Awards Ceremony on September 27th at the X Media Lab conference in Switzerland and communicated broadly at that time.
TOP THREE VISIONS OF 2023 IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
By Chrystel Orsatti – Geneva University of Art and Design
Homes of the future will be automated and domestic robotics—or domotics—will rule our interiors. What happens when those machines start to threaten us? In 2023, the house is often the number one suspect in a crime scene.
By Niklas Jung – University of Zurich; Derya Baris – University of Zurich; and Lukas Steiner – Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Take a glance at the future through Michael’s eyes. This young engineer will take you through his daily life sharing insights about his company’s challenges, the economic situation he lives in, and even his love story with Maria.
By Roman Tschäppeler – Zurich University of the Arts
All new things somehow look familiar. The same but different, right? That’s how the world will be in 2023 if everything is a remix. Explore and shape the ingredients of your future by remixing 222 buzzwords from 2013.