Paper Torso with Removable Organs

Horst Kiechle has created an entire torso, with removable organs, entirely out of white card! Called Paper Torso, the geometric sculpture has a heart, lungs and intestines, and more which you can see at all different angles, below. It was made for the Science Lab of the International School Nadi, Fiji.

The Australian architect is most known for his "archisculptures," where he takes paper and card to create intricate models and prototypes that are a cross between architecture and sculpture. Fascinating.

Update: Read our exclusive interview ith the artist here.


Side View



Back View



Paper Heart



Paper Lungs



Contortions of a Liver


Twisting Intestines


Spare Parts - Overview


Torso - Behind The Scenes

Horst Kiechle on Flickr

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Comment by WE AND THE COLOR on January 16, 2012 at 8:48am

Great article! How do you ever find such amazing works?! I love it and shared this creative design on WE AND THE COLOR too.

Comment by sAm on January 12, 2012 at 1:17pm
Amazing stuff!
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