The Afterlife

Loizeau, Jimmy and Auger, James. 2008. The Afterlife. [Design]

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The Afterlife project is intended to instigate a metaphysical dialogue, examining the cultural shift from belief systems upheld by organised religion to the more factual basis of science and technology.

The project proposes the harnessing of our chemical potential after biological death through the application of a microbial fuel cell, harvesting its electrical potential in a dry cell battery. Here, technology acts to provide conclusive proof of life after death, life being contained in the battery

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Research Office > REF2014


February 2008

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Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States

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05 Nov 2013 12:29

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23 Jun 2017 09:44


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