<the appendix human> is a project of exploring and imagining the appendix, one of human’s vestigial organs. Researchers argue that the appendix helps to maintain health of intestines, to prevent infection because the appendix of human beings is closely related with immunity function, and it has coliform bacillus beneficial to immunity system. As this suggests, the appendix is closely related with our health, and eating environment. This project explores new relationship and possibilities between human’s life and the appendix.

Paul Gong acquired a bachelor’s degree of industrial design from Chang Gung University of Taipei, Taiwan, and a master’s degree in design interaction from Royal College of Art of the UK. He participated in exhibitions in Antwerp MAS(Museum aan de Stroom), Museum Fuer Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Design Museum of Taiwan, Yiri Arts of Taipei, Los Angeles USC 5D Institute.


  • Title: The Appendix Human
  • Creator: Paul Gong
  • Physical Dimensions: 6min 15sec
  • Type: Mixed Media Installation, Multi-Channel Video
  • Medium: Video, Mixed Media

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