Medical Imaging

Monica Ong’s CT Scan Poem

Monica Ong Corona Mestiza

Monica Ong is a visual artist and poet who combines powerful imagery, often medically related, with words that speak out to the “silenced histories of the body.” In Corona Mestiza, Monica juxtapozes a CT-scan with the silhouette of the Philippine Islands creating an effect that looks like a series of… Read More »Monica Ong’s CT Scan Poem

Histology Silk Scarves: Rectum, Testicle, Skin, and More

Histology Silk Scarf Collection by Emily Evans available at the Street Anatomy Store

From the popular histology plate collection comes a new histological fashion line of silk scarves and handkerchiefs! The 100% silk scarves feature images of histological human tissues stained and examined using light microscopy. Created by medical artist Emily Evans. Available in 8 human tissue designs: rectum, cartilage, fingernail, skin, scalp,… Read More »Histology Silk Scarves: Rectum, Testicle, Skin, and More

Vesna Jovanovic: Reattachment

Vesna Jovanovic Reattachment detail

Reattachment, 2008, 36″x36″, MRI Scan, Ink, Watercolor, Graphite, and Colored Pencil on Paper Original MRI scan Vesna Jovanovic, a visual artist with self proclaimed interests in science and perceptual phenomena, created this album cover for Chicago composer Dan Wallace.  Wanting a medically themed cover, Dan gave Vesna an MRI scan… Read More »Vesna Jovanovic: Reattachment

MRI Embroidery of Wonky Knee

Becky Stern embroiderd MRI

Becky Stern, self-proclaimed DIY guru and head of the wearable electronics group at Adafruit Industries (um cool),  embroidered these fantastic MRI slices of her knee.  I love when people turn their medical imaging into art.  I imagine it must be quite therapeutic. Check out more of her crazy cool stuff over at Sternlab!… Read More »MRI Embroidery of Wonky Knee