The exhibition of the World of the Body
The controversial exhibition that mapped the life since pregnancy till the old age by using the human body was present at Singapore this Sunday. But without the bodies that had sex that caused commotion in Germany.
The featuring exhibition of the Dunia "Life-cycle" of the Body was spread out in several places in the world and showed the bodies without skin with the muscle and the organs that were seen, appeared to live, Often in the theatrical position. Specimens or the example of the body came from people's body that agreed to give his body for the aim of the edication. The exhibitions were visited as far as 28 million people all over the world, and were criticised by several people because that could not be received. Several German politicians, for example, carried out the special criticism towards the exhibition of the "Life-cycle" that began to be opened in Berlin early of this year because of the exhibition displayed the bodies that had sex. The body had sex that was not displayed in Singapore, that was known to be conservative. The "display that was sensational about the sexual activity was not in our theme," said Chew Mr Chiong, Chief Pusat of Singaporean Science, that became this exhibition host.
"This for the edication and the study" of science. There were not many controversies because of using the body specimen that actually in this exhibition", he said, while adding that several schools brought their student saw this exhibition.
The founder of the World of the Body, Gunther von Hagens and his wife, Angelina Whalley, prepared the bodies by using the Von Hagens findings technique that was named plastinasi. Technically that, water was issued from the specimen and the bodies were preserved with rubber or liquid silicon.
In the exhibition in Singapore, almost 200 examples of the human body were displayed, including organ-person single and animals that were preserved. The exhibition took place till March 2010.