Expanding Realities: The Ethics Behind the Technology
Join us in exploring the ethical boundaries and challenges posed by the physical medium
Friday 4 November | 11:30-12:30 | York Explore
We are able to physically enter the lives of others, and witness new experiences from a first-person perspective through new modes of storytelling, documentary and reportage. In theory, this means that this revolutionary technology should be bringing us closer together, but there are other, more complex, issues to consider. What biometric data are we gathering, and under whose terms? How much of ourselves should we be giving over? Furthermore, how might VR be harnessed beyond the creative sphere in more intrusive ways?