Bodies

Since the bodies are from China, we now know what happens to Falun Gong members. The idea of this exhibit is sound: make the inner workings of humans accessible outside the medical lab by providing preserved and dissected people and parts. The reality fell slightly short. Too many people crowed around a small display in order to see a cancerous penis or deformed fetus. It was a hot day when I visited and the lack of ventilation, coupled with my own squeamishness, almost made me faint. The audio recordings helped somewhat as I could stand back from the chosen exhibits and simply listen to the write-ups. The children versions of the audio were pointless drivel. Many thanks to the Antopol family for taking me.