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Utensil, Liftware Level, 2016

This is a Utensil. It was designed by Anupam Pathak. It is dated 2016. Its medium is polycarbonate, stainless steel, electronic components.

Liftware is a suite of electronic, assistive devices designed to help people with mobility challenges eat more easily and independently. It includes Level, a self-leveling handle that automoatically bends its flexible gray joint, keeping the attachment level as one’s hand or arm twists, bends, or moves, and Steady, a motion-stabilizing spoon that counteracts hand tremor. Both devices offer a selection of attachments for eating.

It is credited Gift of Verily Life Sciences.

  • Drawing, Hand
  • airbrush and white gouache on blue paper.
  • 1963-39-960

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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