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  • Foreign Bodies

    Foreign Bodies

    The monograph, published and distributed internationally by ACTAR Publishers, targets academic and non-academic audiences concerned with hybrid practices in the arts, applied art and design. The publication contextualises and sets out Zellweger's research and work in different media and includes images of finished works, works in progress and in context.

  • SHINE - Design in Rehab

    SHINE - Design in Rehab

    Teaching 'design thinking' skills to people with spinal cord injuries to increase self-efficacy. This project builds upon a pilot project 'design and rehabilitation' undertaken by the Lab4Living team supported by the Silvia Adams Trust and the Royal Society of Arts.

  • Transformational Health - CLARHC 2

    Transformational Health - CLARHC 2

    Transformational Health is a core theme of Collaboration in Leadership for Applied Research and Healthcare (NIHR) led by the University of Leeds.

  • Shape of Things to Come

    Shape of Things to Come

    In this project Paul Chamberlain took a central role in introducing entirely new approaches to medical drug delivery connectors, using a haptic/cognitive approach to reduce problems of mismatching that have led to fatal accidents.

  • Loolab


    The aim of the project was to further our knowledge within the context of the cultural use of bathrooms

  • Ergonomic Cutlery

    Ageing results generally results in a reduction of physical ability, and an increased likelihood of some form of chronic illness such as arthritis or musculoskeletal pain

  • Understanding Dexterity and Packaging

    As we age, there is a natural decline in our physical and mental capabilities. Generally we are not as strong or as dexterous as we used to be and there is some decline in our visual acuity and memory

  • Stigmas


    Stigmas is a collection of furniture that embody issues relating to the physical, cognitive and attitudinal challenges older people face in everyday life. these critical artefacts do not present solutions but a series of considered questions that illuminate a landscape of old age.

  • RSA Spinal Injury Design Workshops

    RSA Spinal Injury Design Workshops

    This Lab4Living project relates to Design and Rehabilitation, an RSA initiative which began in 2009, to teach design to people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) as a route to independence, resourcefulness and greater control over their lives.

  • Incredibles - Off-Space exhibition

    Incredibles - Off-Space exhibition

    Under the heading INCREDIBLES Zellweger explores the uncanny but also spectacular side of medical body modification and toys with its psychological implications; the lengthening of limbs (phantom limbs), improved performance (plug-ins & add-ons), impossible body parts, optional aesthetics, variations and choice (from the INCREDIBLES series).

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