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In our modern environment, works of fiction that are focused on the futuristic visions of dark dystopias are common and widespread. These visions of futuristic worlds produced some of the most famous novels, movies, comics and music of our time. Here you can find out more about them.
Dystopia represents artificially created world or society in which human population lives under the rule of the oppressive government, or is subjected to various other types of oppressions (class, religion, lack of individuality, privacy …).
This famous dystopian science fiction novel from 1953 (later on adapted into movie) described the life in the futuristic oppressive society that tightly controls the flow of communication between its citizens. Themes that are masterfully explored in this novel are freedom of speech, propaganda, censorship, and influence of television and mass media on our life.
Tales set in the imaginary dystopian environment are usually focused on survival or exploration of the world that is built on the remains of some past war, disaster or revolution. Here you can find out more about basic building blocks of dystopias.