General Press Kit: Exhibitions | Ethic Report | Press Articles | Surveys | Publications of Gunther von Hagens

 


Press Kit

For press kits and more media information please choose the exhibition or city of interest here: Current Exhibitions


Ethic Report 

Before the North American premiere of BODY WORLDS, an independent ethics review was conducted by a distinguished committee of theologians, ethicists, academics and medical luminaries. The Ethics Review of the origins of bodies in KBODY WORLDS -- conducted by the California Science Center, Los Angeles is available for download: Ethic Report


Press Articles

THE ANATOMICAL RECORD (PART B: NEW ANAT.) 276B:8–14, 2004:
"Gunther von Hagens and Body Worlds Part 1: The Anatomist as Prosektor and Proplastiker"
(pdf, 412 KB)

THE ANATOMICAL RECORD (PART B: NEW ANAT.) 276B:8–14, 2004:
"Gunther von Hagens and Body Worlds Part 2: The Anatomist as Priest and Prophet"
(pdf, 540 KB)

Global Health NEXUS Vol. 6, No. 2, Fall 2004:
"Life, Death, and One Man’s Quest To Demystify the Inner Realms of the Human Body" (pdf, 236 KB)

Houston Chronicle, March 3, 06:
"The dos and don'ts of Body Worlds 3"
(pdf, 144 KB)

Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan 18, 06:
"Two more bodies—live ones—for ‘Body Worlds’ show"
(pdf, 152 KB)  

USA TODAY, April 20, 05: 
"The dead get the living pondering"
(pdf, 160 KB)



Surveys

February 2006: Visitors’ Reactions to BODY WORLDS. (pdf, 2,4 MB)

September/October 2005: Survey in the United States on Anatomical Exhibitions. (pdf, 608 KB)


Publications 

Gunther von Hagens: "On Gruesome Corpses, Gestalt Plastinates and Mandatory Interment" (pdf, 1,9 MB)
An article published in: "Brave New Body Worlds—The Question of the Exhibition" (original German title: "Schöne Neue Körperwelten - Der Streit um die Ausstellung")

Gunther von Hagens: "Anatomy and Plastination" (pdf, 5,1 MB)
An article published in: Exhibition catalog "BODY WORLDS: The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies"