The waiting room can be an amazing source of inspiration, and the Utopian College of Emergency Medicine embraces those that rise to the challenge of being creative during this period of reflection, contemplation and sheer boredom. Following on from The Art of Waiting Room Medicine part I here are some further examples of artistic interpretation of medical concepts and anatomical modeling.
If you have time take a stroll down to the Museum of Scientifically Accurate Brain Art – you will find the world’s largest collection of anatomically correct fabric brain art
While our artists make every effort to insure accuracy, we cannot accept responsibility for the consequences of using fabric brain art as a guide for functional magnetic resonance imaging, trans-cranial magnetic stimulation, neurosurgery, or single-neuron recording.
I’m knitting sculptures that are representative of the anatomy that corresponds to the chakra system. The intestines, are influenced by the 3rd charkra, also known as the solar plexus, or Manipura (Sanskrit for lustrous gem)
Artistic interpretation of cardiac origin may represent the ticking of the waiting room clock. (Heart by PrettyCranium)
Those with pregnancy weighing heavily on their mind often spend many hours in waiting rooms. Perhaps a knitted placenta or a slightly gravid uterus may be the way to go
Finally the work of a congenital pirate (arrmatie) – a magnificent representation of human anatomy through art
I made this for the Blood ‘n’ Guts, Horror ‘n’ Gore swap. I’ve had the idea for a while. I spent way too much time sitting in Evo-Devo class thinking