VIRTUAL LIVES: VR CHANGING MINDS


Researchers are studying whether “embodiment” – where you can see and control a virtual reality body – has effects in the real world.
Some experiments have suggested that giving people a virtual body can improve cognitive abilities and enhance their interest in a particular subject or reduce racial bias and domestic violence.

ES DEVLIN – 2020 UK Pavilion

es devlin uk pavilion expo 2020 dubai
es devlin uk pavilion expo 2020 dubai
es devlin uk pavilion expo 2020 dubai

artist and designer es devlin has been chosen to complete the UK pavilion for expo 2020 dubai. titled the ‘poem pavilion’, the scheme features a glowing communicative LED façade as well as an illuminated maze that highlights british expertise in the field of artificial intelligence. the structure follows in the footsteps of the UK’s previous pavilions at the world expo, with thomas heatherwick and wolfgang buttress contributing in 2010 and 2015 respectively.