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THE VISIBLE AND THE VISCERAL 53 as locked not so much in a dialectical embrace, but chiasmatically intertwined in a struggle for the real, for the potential to tell a story about the world. ) certainty of a proto-Linnean typology; conversely, science established its audience through its capacity to mobilize the kind of performative engagement more conventionally associated with the fairground. Goodall writes colourfully of the delicate and not-so-delicate negotiations of showmanship in which museums, competing for their audience market share, were required to indulge.
The provenance of cadavers, in Western teaching hospitals, is regulated by strict protocols and is rarely a subject of discussion; as a rule, the cadaver’s anonymity is guaranteed, so students can concentrate exclusively on the scientific dimension of the dead body. By the same token, scientific articles referring to the Visible Human omit any information regarding the creation of these databases. However, the provenance of these digital bodies – the actual DIGITAL CADAVERS AND VIRTUAL DISSECTION 35 bodies on which they are based – forms a crucial subtext for understanding the historical and cultural roots of the Visible Human Project.
José van Dijck is a Professor of Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam and Dean of the Humanities Department. Her research areas include media and science, (digital) media technologies, and television and culture. She is the author of several books, including Manufacturing Babies and Public Consent. Debating the New Reproductive Technologies (New York, New York University Press, 1995); ImagEnation. Popular Images of Genetics (New York, New York University Press, 1998). The chapter ‘Digital Cadavers’ was taken from her book The Transparent Body.