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    metalosis meligna - floris kaayk, 2006 [superhuman exhibition at the wellcome collection, 2012; link to gallery website + images + video]

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    Metalosis Meligna (full-size) - Wellcome Collection. In this pseudo-documentary, artist Floris Kaayk imagines a disease that causes implants to become mechanical parasites, growing within the body until they eventually destroy their host. The idea that assistive technology might adapt to behave like a biological organism captures our anxieties about the increasingly dependent relationship between people and technology.

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