Conociendo a Ariel
Entrevue de la réalisatrice au RIDM en novembre 2013
Si quieres conocer un poco más quien es la directora el artículo por Pablo Gómez Barrios da un retrato de Laura muy sencillo y interesante.
Tambien se puede escuchar la entrevista de la directora en RCI
Etymology and History
Originally prosthesis meant addition of a letter or syllable to a word. It is only in 1709 that the meaning is associated to body parts. It is derived from the greek “addition,” from prostithenai “add to,” from pros “to” + tithenai “to put, place”. (source Thesaurus).
Illustration and Poetry
Ariel is not the first to build his protheses
Hugh Herr lost both legs below the knee as a young man. He has since designed his own prosthetic legs. He heads the Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab. You can read the transcribed interview The Double Amputee Who Designs Better Limbs.
Össur is the first to invent a silicone liner and then created his company – Check out some great inventor who continued to create more sophisticated protheses