Altered states

March 13, 1998

(Photograph) - Altered states: Australian performance artist Stelarc at the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics, University of Sussex uses his third robot arm controlled by electrodes that pick up muscle signals. His other arm is surrendered to external control through electrodes planted in the muscles. Stelarc was artist in residence for a week at Sussex and gave two presentations that address scientific and philosophical issues as to what perception is, and how the boundaries of the body can be altered through machines.

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