An assistant professor at the University of New York's Tisch School of the Arts has surgically implanted a camera into the back of his head - all in the name of art.
Wafaa Bilal, an Iraqi-American, has decided to use the cyborg like camera at the back of his head to take photos of life's mundane things automatically.
As a part of The 3rd I project, the images taken from the camera, which attaches magnetically to the titanium plate, will be showcased at an exhibition in the soon to be opened Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art.
The camera is designed to take a photo after every minute for 24 hours at a stretch when activated. The images will then be beamed to a laptop device which he will carry around while walking.
“I wanted to lose that subjectivity of knowingly taking photographs. At the same time I wanted to capture everyday mundane images,” he said in a statement to the Daily Mail.