Commissioned for the Paralympics 2012 closing ceremony, the leg was designed to look luxurious, dazzling, striking and dangerous.
Made with silicone, hundreds of rhinestones, Swarovski crystals and shards of plastic.
Designed by Sophie de Oliveira with direction from Viktoria Modesta
Base constructed and fitted by Tom Wickerson
Dressed and finished by Sophie de Oliveira
Fitted at Queen Mary’s Hospital
Photography by Nadav Kander and Omkaar Kotedia