Cyborg Creationism

Literally fusing technology into our everyday lives to become superhuman

Implications - The cyborg has been a sci-fi mainstay for some time, but advanced technology has enabled the everyman to become superhuman through bionic gadgets that blend nature with science. The art world has also picked up on the theme of man-made perfection and manifested it in photo shoots that fuse robots and humans.
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Cyberpunk Humans - ‘Iron Man' Photography Showcases Tyler Riggs
SCORE 4.6
Average 28,582 Clicks Pub: Jan 22, 09
Cyberpunk Humans
‘Iron Man' Photography Showcases Tyler Riggs
New York-based photographer William Lords seems to have been inspired by Beyonce’s recent cyborg fashion accessories in his new photography work, ‘Iron Man.’ ‘Iron Man’ features model Tyler… [More]
DARPA-Inspired Cyborg Bugs - Dean Christ's Controversial Collection Casts Eye On Warfare
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Warm 18,464 Clicks Pub: Mar 9, 09
DARPA-Inspired Cyborg Bugs
Dean Christ's Controversial Collection Casts Eye On Warfare
Dean Christ has created a collection of real bugs fitted with military hardware inspired by DARPA (Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency) to draw attention to the millions of dollars spent on military… [More]
Cyborg Contact Lenses - Control Your Mouse with Your Eye Movements
SCORE 3.5
Mild 11,036 Clicks Pub: Jan 17, 09
Cyborg Contact Lenses
Control Your Mouse with Your Eye Movements
This contact lens is laced with sensors that track your eyeball movement. It communicates your eyeball's tracking info to a receiver connected to your computer, like a wireless mouse. If you think about… [More]
Eye-Mounted Videocameras - One-Eyed Filmmaker Robert Spence Starts 'Eyeborg Project'
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Mild 4,368 Clicks Pub: Mar 6, 09
Eye-Mounted Videocameras
One-Eyed Filmmaker Robert Spence Starts 'Eyeborg Project'
A Canadian filmmaker, Robert Spence, only has one eye. He lost the other one in an accident when he was a teenager. He is only 36 years old, and has been developing his creative talents in the film industry… [More]
3D Futuristic Infants -  ‘Entertainment Ceramics 2' Look Like Stormtrooper Babies
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Untested 7,131 Clicks Pub: Mar 18, 09
3D Futuristic Infants
‘Entertainment Ceramics 2' Look Like Stormtrooper Babies
These pieces from ceramist Shigeki Hayashi are more than a little disturbing. Entitled The Entertainment Ceramics 2, Hayashi aims to explore the Japanese obsession with youth, technology and amusement… [More]
Cyborg Cover Shots - Chris Milk Shoots Kanye West Into the Future for Complex
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Untested 6,264 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 09
Cyborg Cover Shots
Chris Milk Shoots Kanye West Into the Future for Complex
Photographer Chris Milk enhanced these stunning images of Kanye West with computer-generated imagery for the April/May cover of Complex Magazine. In the accompanying article, Kanye West dishes on his personal… [More]
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