Perfect Human Hand
Growing up, Kodi Azari was fascinated by the work of Thomas Starzl, who performed the first liver transplant in the 1960s. Stoked by a fascination with the intricacy of the human hand, Azari reveals how he worked through medical school with the singular goal of performing a revolutionary surgery.
Scientists, writers, and artists take to the stage to tell stories about their personal relationship to science. The result is a collection of poignant, hilarious and unpredictable tales sure to intrigue and surely hard to forget. Presented in collaboration with The Moth. Watch them all in The Moth at WSF Series.
Recorded June 2011