Sunday February 26, 2017

Can virtual reality help us appreciate literature?

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This story first aired in March, 2016.

If you haven't read James Joyce's Ulysses​, you're not alone! That's why Dublin filmmaker Eoghan Kidney has designed a virtual reality version that he hopes will help people appreciate the famous book. Spark contributor Elliot Rambach tries it out, and ponders the experience of VR versus IRL.

InUlysses Game Preview from Eoghan Kidney on Vimeo.