Dr. Angelina Whalley, a licensed physician, is the creative and conceptual designer of Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds exhibitions and the director of the Institute for Plastination in Heidelberg, Germany. Her Body Worlds work includes space and exhibit planning and installation, and presentation of specimens, organs, and plastinates for optimal aesthetic, thematic, and didactic value. As director of the Institute for Plastination, Dr. Whalley has promoted the exhibitions and made possible their presentation to more than fifty-two million people worldwide. Lina Amy Hack, BS, BA,
HACK, Lina
Pages: 4-9
Year 2022
ABSTRACT The July 2022 Fascia Insights column is an interview with Dr. Angelina Whalley, curator of Body Worlds. The Fascia Research Society and Body Worlds collaborated on a fascia-oriented plastination exhibit called FR:EIA – Fascia Revealed: Educating Interconnected Anatomy. In this interview we learn about Whalley’s path to becoming a plastination expert alongside her husband Dr. Gunther von Hagens and how they were inspired to design FR:EIA for fascia-based manual therapists and the public.
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