The cyborg is, deep at the heart of the subject, a universal question that has interested humankind throughout all of history. It is one of the visions for immortal and improved life. Some people say that even if they were to give up all their body parts and just keep their mind inside a machine they would accept it for 'immortality'. This project won’t go so far, but perhaps the visitors might.
As with all questions that can arise from one art piece, the answers can vary, be intrigue or brave, shy, futuristic etc., but they are always connected to our perceptions of life, future and ourselves at this moment in time. The cyborg, as a theme, is connected to our body, and through it to our society, lives and perceptions of ourselves and others. As a game of a thousand physical possibilities, it starts and ends with our own mental levels.
This project is a continuation of the previous project "Closed Reality–Embryo", uploaded 1999 where participants (in pairs) were able to build their own 'future child'; in this project they can re-create themselves.