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Extremeties by Simas Zabulionis


Photo by Lonneke van der Palen

If look up the word ‘disability’ in the dictionary, synonyms such as ‘incapability’, ‘disqualification’ or ‘incompetence’ speak volumes. The focus is completely on limitations. Not for Simas Zabulionis. In a series of imaginative prostheses for amputees, he reveals a world of possibilities. From a screw-on xylophone arm to an artificial leg that can inflate to make a seat, his experimental approach shows that the only real handicaps are created in our own minds.

Simas Zabulionis