Homo extensis. Superheroes change the world

SPHERE, October 18, 11:15 — 12:30

Biorobotization is a logical stage of human development. Cyborgs are no longer heroes of fiction novels as they may be nearby, even just around the corner. People improve their body by integrating a variety of technologies in a voluntary or enforced way.
How does society perceive such a “reinforced” person and how do owners of innovative prostheses, embedded sensors and chips feel? How and why has the creation of cyborgs, cyborgization, become part of contemporary art?