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The Decameron Collective​

The Decameron Collective is a group of nine scholars and artists who have engaged in a weekly practice of collaborating, co-creating, and curating since March of 2020. Together, we have built and exhibited two digital storyworlds, run workshops, write scholarly papers, and experiment with AI.


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Memory Eternal | Вічна Пам'ять (2023) is a VR world designed for Oculus.  This work emerges in the wake of a global trauma, and expresses grieving at two scales – personal and collective. In the wake of crises, what do we want to remember and how? What futures should we imagine? How does care ground a wounded world?

Exhibitions: Electronic Literature Association Conference and Media Arts Festival, Coimbra, Portugal, July 12-15, 2023.​

New Media Prize Unconference, UK, May 15, 2024.

Interactive Film and Media Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 11-14, 2024.


Shortlist - Wonderbox Opening Up Interactive Fiction -  New Media Writing Prize (UK) (2023)

Winner - Digital Humanities Awards (2023)

I imagine and it

becomes a memory..."

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The Decameron 2.0 (2022) is an interactive explorable web-based world that takes its cue from Giovanni Boccaccio's medieval narrative set in Florence during the Black Plague. Featuring 100 co-created poetic thought experiments, it offers an audio, video, and textual living archive of life during the pandemic that centers women's experience.


  • Toronto Metropolitan University RUBIX Catalyst, Jan 27, 2022

  • Electronic Literature Association Conference and Media Arts Festival, Como Italy, May 30-June 1, 2022.

  • ICIDS: International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, Kobe Japan, November 12-17, 2023.

  • PhiloSOPHIA: Society for Continental Feminism - Feminist Making, Doing, & Sensing conference, Mount Royal University, Calgary, March 14-17, 2024.


  • 2023, Honorable Mention, Robert Coover Award for a Work of Electronic Literature, Electronic Literature Association.


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Short list!

May 2024

Memory Eternal was shortlisted for the Wonderbox Opening Up Interactive Fiction category of the New Media Writing Prize.

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