Luke Robert Mason is the CEO & Founder of The New Bionics and Director of the Virtual Futures Conference. His work is largely focused on the role media art can play as a tool for understanding one of the most important intellectual and cultural developmentsof our times – the technological extension of the human condition.
Mason is a member of the artist collective The Institute of Unnecessary Research (IUR). He holds a MA (Distinction) in Media Arts, Philosophy Practice from the Centre for Fine Arts Research (CFAR) based at the Birmingham Institute for Art and Design (BIAD) and a BA (First-Class Honors) in Theatre,Performance and Cultural Studies from the University of Warwick.
Extrasensory perception (ESP), commonly called the sixth sense
Equilibrioception (sense of balance) and proprioception (sense of body position), commonly accepted physiological senses in addition to the usually considered “five senses”