The Second Death of the Author? Immersive Book Forms Using AR/VR and AI


Dr Eleanor Dare, Senior Tutor - Digital Direction MA | Royal College of Art



In the 1990s much was made of hypertext, it was heralded as a new form that would revolutionise our experience of reading, in particular, much was made of interactive storytelling, the idea that readers would take power from writers and define new forms of storytelling; this notion had a brief, vivid heyday, but soon fizzled out. Now, with AR/VR and AI, are we on the brink of a real transformation