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      Neil Harbisson

      Innovator and Artist
      NEIL HARBISSON KEYNOTE TOPICS
      • The Future of our Species
      • Cyborg Art: Colour concert performed by Neil Harbisson 
      • The Renaissance of our Species
      • Life as a Human Cyborg
      NEIL HARBISSON BIOGRAPHY

      Neil Harbisson is a Catalan-raised, British-born contemporary artist and cyborg activist best known for having an antenna implanted in his skull and for being officially recognised as a cyborg by a government. The antenna allows him to perceive visible and invisible colours such as infrareds and ultraviolets via sound waves. The antenna’s internet connection allows him to receive colours from space as well as images, videos, music or phone calls directly into his head via external devices such as mobile phones or satellites.

      Harbisson identifies himself as a cyborg, he feels both his mind and body are united to cybernetics. He doesn’t feel he is using or wearing technology, instead he feels he is technology. His artworks investigate the relationship between colour and sound, experiment the boundaries of human perception and explore the use of artistic expression via sensory extensions.

      In 2010 he co-founded the Cyborg Foundation with Moon Ribas, an international organisation that aims to help humans become cyborgs, defend cyborg rights and promote cyborgism as a social and artistic movement.

      NEIL HARBISSON KEYNOTE SPEECH

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