Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics explores the past, present, and future of prosthetic design. The exhibition features stories from professional athletes, veterans, children, and other users who collaborated with Prosthetists and designers to create prostheses with improved functionality, comfort, adaptability, and aesthetics.
Bespoke Bodies combines these experiences with contemporary and historical artifacts showcasing the innovations and impact of prosthetic design.
At the National WWI Museum and Memorial
The exhibition also features objects from the National WWI Museum and Memorial's collection of artifacts from the Great War – a pivotal time in the field of prosthetics. The artifacts provide a unique historical context to explore urgent contemporary conversations around design and disability.