Posted by on January 3, 2019 3:00 am
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Exhibitions in the next 12 months promise to share a wide selection of tech-related artwork, from Instagram inspired pieces to a history of selfies

Neil Harbisson, the world’s first cyborg artist, has an antenna implanted in his skull. His artist girlfriend, Moon Ribas, has online sensors in her feet. Five or 10 years ago, this would have seemed like the plot of a Philip K Dick story, but now it’s less fantasy and more reality.

With our dependency on smartphones, our Netflix addictions and with almost half the country on dating apps, our devices are becoming dangerously inseparable from our everyday lives. From surveillance to selfie vanity and memes, a series of technology-themed exhibits are coming to the US next year, which trace the evolution of photography, show the roots of social media and share how technology can actually be a force for good.

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