Could it get any worse? Russian creatives imagine a Coronavirus-inspired dystopia

Could it get any worse? Russian creatives imagine a Coronavirus-inspired dystopia

15 April 2020

We’re just four months into 2020, and it would already be an understatement to say that the year so far has been pretty damn rough.

Luckily, if there’s one thing that human experience has taught us, it’s that things can always get worse, a sentiment that has fuelled the digital art of multimedia atelier Knife Studio.

The Moscow-based studio has let their imagination loose in a series of quarantine-inspired dystopian clips, all of which could come from a very close Coronavirus-infected future.

From a giant superhero that battles the virus in a heated fist fight, to flying robots that verify our identity as soon as we step out of the house, the videos are satire at its finest.

After all, lockdown might be difficult. But at least you don’t have an octopus hanging from the ceiling to try and steal your toilet paper. Not just yet, anyway.

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