“There is a Haitian saying which might upset the aesthetic images of most women. Nou lèd, Nou la, it says. We are ugly, but we are here. Like the modesty that is somewhat common in Haitian culture, this saying makes a deeper claim for poor Haitian.
Lytra is an affordable prosthetic leg that allows below knee amputees to take shower freely and clean their residual limb safely. Lytra allows the bottom of the limb to be exposed in air for amputees to get a full-decent wash in the shower.
6 Incredible & Creative Custom Made Prosthetic Limbs
Crystalized leg created by Sophie de Oliveira Barata and photographed by Omkaar Kotedia. This prosthetic is part of The Alternative Limb Project. Utterly beautiful and unapologetic for being a prosthetic, which I really like.
"And you know, the fact is, nobody knew that they were prosthetic legs.They were the star of the show - these wooden boots peeking out from uner this raffia dress. They were legs made for me"- Aimee Mullins. Spring / Summer 1999 show