Cyborg Foundation

Posted: April 15, 2012 in Ciber

http://www.harbisson.com/Cyborg_Foundation/About_us.html

The Cyborg Foundation is an international organization created to help humans become cyborgs.

The foundation’s main aims are:

· to extend human senses and abilities by creating and applying cybernetic extensions to the body

· to promote the use of cybernetics in cultural events

· to defend cyborg rights

Current projects

Current projects include the creation of eyeborgs (cybernetic eyes to allow humans perceive light, color and shapes through sound), earborgs (cybernetic ears to allow humans perceive sound through color, shapes and light) noseborgs (cybernetic noses to allow humans perceive smell through electromagnetic signals) andfingerborgs (prosthetic fingers to allow humans take pictures with their own hand).

Awards

The foundation, created in 2010 by cyborg artists Neil Harbisson and Moon Ribas, was the overall winner of the 2010 Cre@tic Awards held at Tecnocampus Mataró (Barcelona, Spain).

 

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