Martin Phelps » Squinting through holes

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….

Here are two audio slideshows made by the MRC from my pictures :

If you’re interested in donating your brain, this MRC page is a good place to start.

 

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