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Ghost in the Shell - Kuze 04

As Kuze's body falls apart, he maintains himself by continually replacing components when they lose their bond with his body. I thought of this in terms of the way transplanted organs are sometimes rejected by the recipient's immune system; in Kuze's case, he gradually loses control over his body as his transplanted brain rejects the synthetic shell he's been placed in. This recycling and scavenging of synthetic skin panels and body parts presented some existential questions around how gender and race might play into someone's construction of identity and self, which to us delved into some of the core themes of the original material.

Jeremy hanna kuze portrait 05 jh
Jeremy hanna kuze front back 04e jh