human body

hunger strikes

How I Felt After a 46-Day Hunger Strike

Lateef Johar Baloch ate nothing for a month-and-a-half to protest enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings.
James McMahon
11.15.17
digital design

Bodies Disintegrate in Photographic Representations of Memories

Japanese artist Yuichi Ikehata ponders the disintegration of memory in her incredibly realistic photographs.
Diana Shi
7.16.17
Photography

[NSFW] 23 Neon-Soaked Nude Portraits Explore the Intricacies of Sex and Gender

Maggie West’s latest book by photography book ‘23’ is a compendium of sex and gender diversity.
Andrew Nunes
4.8.17
painting

[NSFW] Mythical Paintings of Our Most Intimate Moments

Elly Smallwood’s oil paintings explore the body, sexuality, and more.
Eva Recinos
4.6.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

Implants, Artificial Lungs, and Other Technologies Could Change Medicine Forever

Haisam Hussein explores our cyborg future in this month's infographic.
Haisam Hussein
2.21.17
Art

This Animated Hologram Grew Out of Cave Paintings and Humans in Revolt

Holograms, animation, and mythology collide in artist Etienne Guiol’s installation ‘A I M’.
DJ Pangburn
12.27.16
Health

This Robotic Suit Wants to Make Your Grandparents Superpowered

Superflex, a new startup founded out of the same company that made Siri and a DARPA program, wants to bring 'powered clothing' to elderly people in 2018.
Samantha Cole
12.20.16
Art

Body Painting and Performance Art Collide in 'SCAR CYMBALS'

Donna Huanca slathers naked bodies with paint, latex, and cosmetics to confront our reactions to flesh.
DJ Pangburn
11.20.16
Art

Enter a Giant Medicine Capsule Made Entirely of Clothes

Reflect on the therapeutic effects of medicine inside Beijing-based artist Yin Xiuzhen’s latest installation
DJ Pangburn
9.30.16
Art

Yogi Couple Bends Their Bodies into Muscular Geometric Art

The couple that shape shifts together, stays together.
Diana Shi
9.17.16
medicine

Inside the Morbidly Fascinating Autopsy Handbook that Changed Medical History

Andreas Vesalius wasn’t about to let cultural taboos stop him from cutting up dead people, no sir.
Becky Ferreira
9.11.16
Art

Humans Are Colorful Patterns in Santiago Ascui's Illustrations

Santiago Ascui creates depersonalized yet rhythmic human figures for publications including 'The New York Times.'
Eva Recinos
9.3.16
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