Stelarc: Installation of augmented parts come from my own cells
IN each of his performances, Stelarc remains expressionless, even when he is being pierced by metal hooks and hung in mid-air.
OFFSTAGE, he has a warm personality with a distinctive laugh: as if everything he is saying is of great amusement. Follows excerpts of Tempo’s interview with Stelarc.
What started you off into exploring the limits of the body in your art?
I started to do performance in art school when I discovered I was a bad painter, (laughs). But I was always interested in the human body—the evolutionary development of the human body&mdash...