Advances in biomedical sciences mean the human body is becoming ever more adaptable. Whether it is an enhancement for function, for example a heart operation to improve quality of life, or enhancements for aesthetic reasons, such as piercings or cosmetic surgery, the alterations that can be made to our bodies may seem limitless. What makes a body 'perfect'? Who decides our definition of perfect? Do perfect genetics result in the perfect body?
This event examines our attitudes towards the human body and the advances that are changing the way we live. Includes performance poetry from the legendary Michael Horovitz.
The panel includes:
This event is part of the Perfection of the Mind, Body and Machine discussion series. Save on the ticket price when all three events are booked at the same time.
Supported by the EP Abraham Cephalosporin Fund.