The horrific facial injuries from high explosives and heavy artillery that occurred during World War I inspired surgeon Sir Harold Gillies to propel the fledgling field of plastic surgery to new heights for facial reconstruction. Since 2004, artist Paddy Hartley has sought to interpret through digital and hand embroidered sculptures of their uniforms, the stories of these valiant men who underwent many long and painful reconstructive surgeries in the attempt to regain some semblance of their former lives.
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An Approach to Artistic Responsehttp://www.projectfacade.com/index.php?/about/
Case Studies - Selected Records of Treated Servicemen and Paddy Hartley's Artistic Response http://www.projectfacade.com/index.php?/about/
Interview with Paddy Hartley - by Regine
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