"If you haven’t heard of The Phantom Limb Project yet, it is definitely something worth checking out..."
"There is a moment when each ultra-realistic prosthetic limb crafted by Sophie de Oliveira Barata transitions from a hunk of silicon into something more..."
"Alternative prosthetics that 'speak from the soul'..."
"'The first time I wore a limb that was so obviously bionic, it gave me a total sense of uniqueness and feeling mutant human in the best way possible.'"
"Sophie de Oliveira Barata creates bespoke realistic and alternative limbs for amputees, helping to restore their confidence with prosthetics to be proud of..."
"At 6ft 5in, James cuts a striking figure with his new arm. Down-to-earth and sunny natured, what really marks him out is his complete lack of self-pity...."
"‘Bionic pop star’ Viktoria Modesta invades X Factor final..."
"Viktoria Modesta, the world's first amputee pop star : ‘If you don’t fit in, then don’t fit in’..."
"...something that is not defined by absence but, rather, transformation..."
"Próteses que são obras de arte..."
"Les prothèses design de Sophie de Oliveira Barata..."
"Amputee James Young unveils hi-tech synthetic arm inspired by Metal Gear Solid..."
"So often when we discuss art, we consider the work as the result of an artist’s gesture or understand the medium as being an extension of the artist’s hand..."
"Let me introduce you to Priscilla, my fake leg..."
"This idea of customisation, of ownership and empowerment, comes up again and again in the stories of the Alternative Limb clients..."
"Leg with lights? Arm with built-in watch? You got it, prosthetic-maker tells customers..."
"'Metal Gear Solid'-Inspired Prosthetic Limb Sends Email, Charges Phones..."
"Konami Gives One-Handed Gamer a Real Robot Arm Inspired by 'Metal Gear'..."
"Sophie de Oliveira Barata works out of a bright white, semidisheveled studio surrounded by feet and fingers, legs leaning against walls and hands that look real enough to shake..."
"How 'Metal Gear Solid' inspired a bionic arm..."
"Meet The Prosthetist Creating Custom-Made Insane Limbs..."
"Science Gallery launches biggest-ever exhibition at leading European cultural centre CCCB..."
"These groundbreaking prosthetics are so lifelike, they will make you question what's real..."
"Sophie de Oliveira Barata gives us a glimpse into her wildly creative process of designing imaginative, personalized prosthetics...."
"Viktoria Modesta arrives at The Times photo-shoot with dresses that make the stylists salivate...."
"Sophie de Oliveira Barata is a prosthetics artist creating gadget limbs for amputees..."