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The Fabrication of Anatomy

Published by Annagh Devitt Most visitors to the Museum recognize something “off” about this skeleton. This ‘something’ is hard to pin down; perhaps it is the unsettling face, or the way the shoulders stick out a little too far, or maybe it is the artistic rendering of the humerus that curves like the end of … Continue reading The Fabrication of Anatomy

Namir Fearce announced as Summer-Fall 2019 Artist-in-Residence

IMSS selects Namir Fearce for position of Artist-in-Residence for Summer-Fall 2019 June 2019 – October 2019N Namir Fearce is an interdisciplinary artist residing in Chicago, by way of North Minneapolis. His practices include experimental film, sculpture, painting, audio, and performance. Fluidity is central to his practice, drawing on a constellation of references and sites of … Continue reading Namir Fearce announced as Summer-Fall 2019 Artist-in-Residence

The Uncanny Space Between Networks, Interfaces and Bodies

Published by Jon Chambers Electricity is still fairly mysterious and magical. It runs our entire networked infrastructure and we seldom see it unless we are watching a thunderstorm or an electronic device experiences a catastrophic failure. We plug our devices, computers, phones and WiFi routers into a hole in the wall that supplies us with … Continue reading The Uncanny Space Between Networks, Interfaces and Bodies

Forthcoming Exhibition: Conquering Heart Disease

The International Museum of Surgical Science pleased to announce the development of a new exhibit on cardiovascular surgery and health. This important exhibit will highlight the most current medical innovations in the field. Over the next several years, over 150,000 people will visit this exhibit to supplement their understanding of healthcare treatments related to the … Continue reading Forthcoming Exhibition: Conquering Heart Disease

A Note from the Collection: Theory of Circulation, Intravenous Therapy and Blood Transfusions

Published by Shreya Wadhwa. Have you ever wondered how your blood is produced or the path it takes through your body? When you eat, your liver ingests food and creates blood. This blood flows from your liver to the right side of the heart. From here, some blood flows into your lungs, where it gives … Continue reading A Note from the Collection: Theory of Circulation, Intravenous Therapy and Blood Transfusions