South West Dementia Brain Bank
Here are a few photos from a shoot I did a couple of years ago at the South West Dementia Brain Bank. I don’t usually expect the shoots I do for the Medical Research Council, of scientists and their work, to have quite such an emotional impact as this one did. There’s a real air of reverence about the place. Peeling back the lids of the brain buckets feels like opening a grave, and there’s a tendency towards hushed tones, tip-toeing through the cemetery, even among those extraordinarily committed folk who work here every day….