Not Much to Ask For

>For those who'd like immortality Woody Allen style  -- "by not dying" -- the Swedish artist team Bigert & Bergström now offer a link to a fearless video feature I saw last year at the Museum of Modern Art -- a multimedia sprint across a biomedical, ethical, and spiritual frontier. Especially worth seeing if the idea scares you!

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Life Extended, HD 58 min, 2009 from Bigert & Bergström on Vimeo.

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Edward Tenner is a historian of technology and culture, and an affiliate of the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School. He was a founding advisor of Smithsonian's Lemelson Center.

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