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"Body Worlds. The rhythm of life"


IFEMA Madrid invites you to immerse yourself in "Body Worlds. The rhythm of life", a great educational exhibition that dissects the human body and our modern habits as never seen before. Enjoy this exhibition until April 17, do not miss any detail!

Through more than 200 specimens, this exhibition shows the ins and outs of the human body and its many organs and tissues. In its 1400 square meters you can find all kinds of dissections, which allow an anatomical look and on our health never before achieved.

This novel vision of our interior is possible thanks to the technique of plastination, a novel way of preserving organic tissues and preventing their decomposition. The anatomist Gunther von Hagens, inventor and pioneer of this technique, has achieved with it very celebrated exhibitions all over the world, with more than 50 million visitors. 

Visitors can find everything from whole bodies, dissections of parts or organs, three-dimensional reconstructions and interactive parts. The exhibition is divided into six sections that aim to cover a large part of our biological reality: the nervous system, the cardiovascular system, the locomotor system, the respiratory system, the digestive system and the reproductive system.

Elements of our biology have also been included in relation to our lifestyle. A fractured bone or arthritis, the lung of a smoker or the organs and arteries of a person with obesity contrast with other specimens on display, which present healthy characteristics, such as an athlete or a healthy pregnant woman.

Angelina Whalley, in charge of the exhibition, emphasizes its didactic and exploratory value, both in relation to how we care for and improve our bodies, as well as our health habits. The exhibition aims to propose a reflection on how to maintain a modern lifestyle without damaging our biology.

Enter the mysterious world of our own body as you have never been able to before!


More information: "Body Worlds. The Rhythm of Life"

Image Credits: Body Worlds © Niglay Nik. Shutterstock