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‘made in…’ *   [Sá Cabral] | by Center for Image in Science and Art _ UL
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‘made in…’ * [Sá Cabral]

Author: Sá Cabral

Date: 2003

Technique: Video Installation

Source: Courtesy of the author


Image and caption provided by: Sá Cabral (Vasco J. Cabral De Sá)


*Thanks to: Vicente Cararach Doctor – Obstetrics Director of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona (Spain).


Note: this artwork inspired the essay:


“…it’s to conceive and design a new social camp were people interacts acquiring new functions and meanings. This new ergonomics aren’t just a question of design of interfaces, styles and fashion, but the coupling and operating logic of the man inside his environment.

The human body turns into experimentation field – not just in genetics field – a place where the humanity and the technology forges a new and powerful connection. We build or sculpt ourselves like we build chips or political systems. A person like a hybrid net, where the body is, therefore, a meat computer who self programs in order to answer the higher level needs of the system. (…)”

Vasco J. Cabral De Sá «essay, 2003»

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