The history of the Body Worlds exhibition cycle began more than 25 years ago. From one of the best and best countries in the world – this series of exhibitions has become more than 52 million people in 15 different cities around the world. The goal of the Ody Worlds exhibition cycle is to promote vitality, maintain a good physical condition and a healthier lifestyle, and to give people a better understanding of their bodies.
“Looking for a person with oneself is very emotional and a feeling. Looking at these exhibits, the only thing you will recognize in them is yourself. Think about the fact that you have your life all your life, but you can’t see it made up of how it works, how harmful habits work and destroy it. A unique look at yourself – this is what our exhibition offers. For many people around the world, this exhibition has become such a shock and discovery, and they have promised never to abandon their bodies again, ”says Angelina Whalley, curator of the exhibition.
The aim of this exhibition is to show the public how the human body works and is affected by good and poor health and lifestyle choices. The science of radical plastination allows Body Worlds visitors to see the structure of the human body up close, to the tissues and cells. The organs and processes that take place inside a person are demonstrated on the basis of the results of careful anatomical research, complex cross-sections and aesthetic compositions, all of which make it easier for visitors to understand human anatomy. Günter von Hagens, a German anatomist and inventor of the plastination method, who has spent more than 40 years researching and inventing plastination, presents the human body as a work of art in his exhibitions. The authentic human bodies in the exhibition are like a bridge to deeper self-knowledge and improvement.
It is easier for visitors to the exhibition to understand how wonderful the human body is and why it is important to live a full life. Donors who have allowed their bodies to be used posthumously in Body Worlds exhibitions are becoming teachers and guides on the health journey. In total, more than 19 thousand. allowed people to plasticize and exhibit their bodies after death, and each of those people aspires to make everyone visit the exhibition more aware of their bodies, understand and see how important a healthy lifestyle is to a full life, and how harmful habits disgust us. from inside. In order to turn the bodies into educational performances, G. von Hagens is assisted by more than 300 plastination specialists working in five laboratories.