The Winners: Special Awards
Outstanding students, rising stars, impressive outfits - and the Most Beautiful viz of them all. These special prizes are awarded to works deemed exceptional by our panel of expert judges and community of voters.
With kids rendered as growing plants, this animated story shows how age & disability impact a child’s likelihood of being picked up by a foster parent.
A stimulating narrative exploration of the Tour de France, focusing on the effect of doping on the tournament and the consequent highs and lows of its riders.
As well as his shortlisted works on microplastics and on the ebb and flow of human migration, Alberto has produced a large body of work for National Geographic and other publications.
This elegant detailed infographic maps out all the different ways to win in all the different sports. This award goes to the highest scoring individual who's never won before.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation team with multiple high-scoring entries including Rich School, Poor School: Australia’s Great Education Divide.
The ABC was the highest scoring outfit through their combined entries.
Student (joint winners)
Visualizing the collective efforts of “armchair mappers” in a country without internet, revealing technology’s power to penetrate and transcend geopolitical barriers.
Obsessively following the career of influential rock band, this digital fanzine embodies the participatory spirit of punk.
Interactive 3D animations and data visualizations explain marine science with a multi-touch display for passengers on board expedition ships.