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'Stretched Skin' by the bioartist Stelarc forms part of a new exhibition

Google the artist Stelarc and you’ll see immediately why he might be placed at the extreme end of the so-called BioArt movement, in which art is created by the manipulation of living tissues, organisms and life itself. Here he is, a short balding man—with an extra ear. On his arm. It’s not some kind of trick photography, neither is it an elaborate latex special effect. The ear is made…

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