the seeding finger gives women a hand to get pregnant on their own
 

the seeding finger gives women a hand to get pregnant on their own

how far into the future are we? far enough to comprehend the implantation of a secondary reproductive organ…in your hand? that’s the proposal of industrial designer and artist, koo hyeonjeong, who has come up with the revolutionary prosthetic concept called ‘the seeding finger’, a three part organ allowing women who would opt for the futuristic surgery, the independence to reproduce on their own.

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back of the hand with the seeding finger implant

 

 

although still not entirely sure how it works – what we do know is that koo hyoenjeong‘s seeding finger comprises of three assuringly scientifically named parts: the pouch, the tube and the stem. located in the palm of the hand, the ‘pouch’ produces sperm before being carried through the ‘tube’ towards the ‘stem’ which is located in the middle finger.

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the seeding finger before erection state

 

 

when pressure is applied blood volume in the stem increases and cavernosum (that’s erectile tissue for those less scientifically endowed) expands, giving the now bulbous digit a shape, form and duty reminiscent – however archaic and traditional it may sound – of a man’s genitalia. the stem which expands towards an undisclosed length can then be used to inject the semen.

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the seeding finger in erection state, side view

 

 

whilst the production of semen without the requirement of a male seems somewhat impossible, the seeding finger proposes an independence for women who will be able to become pregnant by themselves. hyeonjeong believes the piece will therefore confront our existing ideologies regarding the family unit, exploring the possibilities of how our identities, perceptions and social networks can be expanded if our bodies changed with biotechnology. 

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the seeding finger in erection state, palm view

 

 

as people can have two kinds of sexual organs, the stereotype of innate sex will change‘, hyeonjeong explains. the discourse that seeding finger will bring will be a catalyst to redefine the relationship and reality among people about the direction of biotechnology development.’ koo hyeonjeong is the founder of hj-9 studio and has created a series of different biotechnological concepts including the co-incubator system and the tetra pot, a biosensor water bottle which measures various body conditions including stress, blood sugar and blood pressure.

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back of the seeding finger in erection state

 

 

koo hyeonjeong is the founder of hj-9 studio and has created a series of different biotechnological concepts including the co-incubator system and the tetra pot, a biosensor water bottle which measures various body conditions including stress, blood sugar and blood pressure.

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the implant comprising of the stemp and the pouch

 

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close-up of the pouch

 

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blood volume in the stem increasing and cavernosum expanding

 

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close-up of the infrastructure of the hand with the seeding finger implant

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: kieron marchese | designboom

  • “Nothing New Under The Sun”, they say… Nearly half a century ago visionary irreverent cartoonist Gilbert Shelton created the “Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers”… In one of his “visual novels” a character in the story imagines that his fingers turn into penuses. He then goes about town pointing and shooting penus rays that paint the town… It’s worth a look for people with “enquiring minds”.

    Robert Hubany says:
  • Lame-O! What a nut.

    Jocko Erasmus says:
  • ls that what they mean when they say ” Go _ _ _ _ yourself ” ?

    Earl Simmins says:
  • “So, baby, just have fun; get back to me when Relationship becomes important to you.”

    Justindulgemehere says:
  • E.T. phone home.

    Robert says:
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