Today more than ever we live in a synthetic world. Our ability to manipulate grows ever more sophisticated. We can edit our genetic code, we can medically program ourselves using prescription (and non-prescription) drugs. We marry the biological with the prosthetic, and the electronic. We are digitally immersed in a world that was all but invisible to our ancestors. And we are so bombarded with choice we are almost paralysed.
The Track for August from Queen of Corkbots explores our developing relationship with technology, questioning the essence of being.