prosthetics


Wafaa Bilal had a surgical procedure to install a camera in his skull, as part of an art exhibition commissioned by a museum in Qatar…Bilal plans to activate the camera on December 15, and broadcast a live stream…”

“Poetry is what elevates the banal and neglected object to a realm of art.” — Aimee Mullins

Cyberkinetics – Neurotechnology Systems, Inc.

2005, Bionic Arm

“Doctors take nerves that used to go to the arm and move those nerves onto chest muscles. The nerves grow into the chest muscles, so when the patient thinks “close hand,” a portion of his chest muscle contracts and electrodes that detect this muscle activity tell the computerized arm when to close the hand.”