Implanted is a project which presents images of discarded surgical implants at the end of life. Most of the implants have been recovered following cremation, the exception being the pacemakers which are removed prior to cremation.
On first viewing my images I found them unusual and strangely beautiful.  I decided to try to represent them in a different light by positioning and photographing them as art objects. This has the effect of changing the viewer’s perception of the nature of these objects.
 All of these components, which were once a very important part of someone’s life are recycled and melted down providing, a new life for these materials
All images © Harry Lloyd-Evans 2019 U.K
Knee replacement: tibial component
Ceramic hip replacement
Knee replacement
Heart pacemakers Donated to Pace4life. a U.K based charity that cleans and recycles heart pacemakers to be implanted in to patients in the third world.
Hip replacement
Intrathecal pump
Belt buckle
Timex watch face, coin, gold, metal denture, filling tooth
Necklace
Spanner
Knee replacement
Hip replacement
Hip replacement: Acetabular component
Hip replacement: Acetabular components
femur rod
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