STORYBOX: Rethinking outdoor media as public space media

A digital cube made of solar panels designed for bespoke public programs and activations

Project Details

STORYBOX is a new kid on the block, launched by Esem Projects in 2020.

STORYBOX is a clean-energy digital cube designed to support bespoke public programs and activations.

Learn more at Storybox.


Project Lead and Strategic Partnerships: Dr. Sarah Barns

Creative Director, Video Production: Michael Killalea

Creative Strategy & Design: Jacqui Triggs

Associate Producers: Courtney Botfield, Omee Deling, Claire Edwards

Video Editor: Olivia Ciok

Animation (Storybox idents): Julian Burgess

STORYBOX is a new digital cube designed by ESEM Projects for public programs and activations. A 2sqm cube equipped with high resolution LED panels, STORYBOX presents curated cultural programming in partnership with selected cultural and creative organisations and precinct owners.

Our first STORYBOX program launched in Parramatta Square in October 2020, in partnership with the ABC's Content Ideas Lab, the City of Parramatta Council, Story Factory, Curious Works and Western Sydney University. In April 2021 we launched STORYBOX in Darling Square, with support from the City of Sydney, the ABC and a number of additional cultural and community organisations.

bold text We've created STORYBOX as a platform for inclusive media and storytelling in public spaces.

STORYBOX celebrates the diverse lives of places. We partner with a number of organisations to activate precincts, and to connect audiences with stories, insights and creative talent worth sharing.

Learn more about STORYBOX here.


STORYBOX launched in Darling Square, April 2021


STORYBOX launch in Parramatta Square, October 2020

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