The Calculation project will during the exhibition period work on the research project "Work and Workers" - a site-specific research project investigating working culture of Kurgan. Today Calculation visited The Ilizarov Center together with Kurgan Regional Art Museum for discussing an interdisciplinary collaboration.
The Ilizarov Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics is a medical institution and the largest in the world that specializes in the treatment of complex orthopaedic problems. It is named after the orthopedic surgeon Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov who invented the Ilizarov apparatus, which is a method of transosseous osteosynthesis or Ilizarov method for the surgical procedure to lengthen or reshapelimb bones. Every year over 9,000 people receive treatment and rehabilitation at the center. It is registered as one of the largest hospitals in the world and has the ability to treat up to 1,000 patients at any time.
(Photos by Roos Holleman)