Curator: Tom Van Vliet | Session: The Universe of Floris Kaayk
The transmedia story of Jarno Smeets. A young man who dreams flying like a bird and thinks he knows to make that dream come true. This portrayal of the ultimate flying dream reached millions of people and became worldwide headline news. The story reached over 10 million online views and 25.000 reactions on YouTube. The story was also covered by major media like BBC, Wired, Daily Mail, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, Discovery and many Dutch media. Over 30.000 tweets and near to 1.000 reactions to Jarno’s blog were counted.