At a time of such rapid change, what it means to be human is constantly being questioned and re-evaluated. With more time spent communicating via screens and less time spent on human to human interaction than ever before, the very basis of humanity is shifting.
What does it mean to be a human in the 21st century?
We are the same fundamental species as our ancestors, yet the lives we live today bear little resemblance to theirs.
With the growth of all technologies and our ability through technology to enhance and change our bodies and minds, we are questioning what it is to be human – we believe that one answer is that it is our ability to imagine that defines us as a species.
This theme explores the nature of modern humanity and the role imagination plays in keeping us intrinsically human.