Jorge Lopes Dos Santos' Fetus Project Teaches & Comforts

By: Christina Butty - Jul 16, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
References: dezeen
Using data from ultrasound, CT and MRI scans, Brazilian designer Jorge Lopes Dos Santos makes physical models of fetuses.

While this project may seem a bit macabre and weird, Jorge Lopes Dos Santos has good intentions that his models will help train doctors and provide emotional support for parents who have children born with deformities.

Implications - Art isn't always about spectacle or amusement, and in fact, it can often be educational and eye-opening in and of itself. This is definitely the case with these Jorge Lopes Dos Santos. As photography and scanning technology becomes more and more advanced, consumers are chomping at the bit to get a glimpse of the latest and greatest photographic and tech gear.