‘The Machine To Be Another’:Empathy & Virtual Body-Swapping

Special | 3m 44s

“Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes.” An ambitious experiment from the artist collective BeAnotherLab utilizes virtual reality technology takes the idiom a step beyond shoe-swapping, simulating what it feels like to be in a different body. The Machine To Be Another, a virtual reality body-swapping experience, was featured at TWIST360, a queer-immersive media festival in Seattle.

Aired: 11/08/16

Rating: NR

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