Archive for October 25th, 2018

Kafka in virtual reality

October 25, 2018

Being Gregor Samsa from Franz Kafka’s “Metamorphosis” in virtual reality was an amazing experience at Goethe Institute in Bratislava. It made me think of all these non-virtual realities around us and the numerous virtual ones in our minds.

The term Kafkaesque has entered the vernacular to describe unnecessarily complicated and frustrating experiences, especially with bureaucracy. Noah Tavlin explains this comprehensibly in a 5-minute TED-Ed video.