Identity transplants and biometric chips are extending our identities beyond traditional forms of data surveillance and are gradually being woven into our biology. How does this affect our behaviour in the real world? Has our obsession with human identity become more important, as we feel the need to define our uniqueness via biological modifications and digital avatars?
World leading bioethicist Prof John Harris debates how identity is mutating on an evolutionary scale and AND Festival artist Heath Bunting introduces his ambitious project to create a new identity lawfully creating aged off-the-shelf persons for sale, building a bridge between the biological and the digital.
If you can’t make it down to the International Anthony Burgess Foundation today at 12 noon why not follow the discussion right here on our live blog….
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