Revital Cohen, a student at the Royal College of Art in Britain, created a somewhat macabre medical art piece by crossing a digital picture frame with an EKG machine.
When digital technologies enter and merge with the body, they redefine its material and functional properties. As the human anatomy gains technological capabilities, where does the body end and the machine begin?
The Telepresence Frame is a domestic object which utilises the fact that one’s bodily functions are digitised in order to create a new form of telepresence. Allowing loved ones to be constantly aware of your physical state.
The Human Black Box records and stores this information, keeping a record of your very last moments.