Eoghan Kidney showing his DIY virtual reality goggles

Virtual reality is on the up. Just last month, Sony unveiled Project Morpheus, a prototype virtual reality headset for PlayStation 4. A week la(...)

Virtual reality has long been talked about but the next generation of devices – the Oculus Rift (pictured) and PlayStation’s Morpheus project, among others – may push that aspiration into reality. Photograph: EPA/Daniel Naupold

Is virtual reality the future? Facebook is certainly betting that it is. The company said it would pay out $2 billion (€1.4 billion) for Oculus(...)

Vivienne Dick: ‘We seem to focus on things like inequality of pay and stuff like that, which is very surface. The issue goes back a long time. Someone like Plato, for example, sees the uterus as a hole or a dark cave.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

‘A mouthful of a title,” is how the film-maker Vivienne Dick describes her latest work, which will screen at the Darklight festival in Dublin on Sa(...)