Photography is undoubtedly not an art that aims for exact copies of reality. Yet, where does the simple photoshopped correction of imperfections (as therapeutic measure) end and where does the shaping of a perfectionist posthuman norm for smooth skins, radiant colours and perfectly defined lines begin?
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Its an interesting example because human enhancement follows an ideal image of man. This image is created through socio-cultural, political, economical powers and often also well driven by technological novelties.