What if one simple decision you made could transform the lives of 10 or more people?
Accomplished Australian photographer Andrew Chapman’s life was saved when he received a liver transplant at the Austin Hospital in 2011. Through Andrew's photography, we are given a rare behind-the-scenes access, this special series captures the intense emotions of families involved in supporting their loved one’s decision to help others after their death.
As part of the Melbourne Racing Club's "Caulfield P.B. Lawrence Stakes Western Front Commemoration Day", MAGNET will be exhibiting a special selection of World War 1 photographs from our "Grief and Glory" exhibition held earlier this year.
Register for this special VIP Preview on July 31st from 230pm to 4pm to launch the Giving the Gift of Life exhibition.
Giving the Gift of Life is a visual journey of organ and tissue donation for transplantation with photographs by Andrew Chapman, himself a liver transplant recipient. The exhibition runs at MAGNET from July 31st to August 10th.
A biography of Sir Charles Snodgrass Ryan. He was a Melbourne surgeon who worked for the Ottoman Empire during the Russo-Turkish War. As Chief Medical Officer Ryan was the oldest man at Gallipoli, where he took quantities of candid photographs. These included several taken illegally during a nine-hour truce. He repaired Ned Kelly after the Siege of Glenrowan. He cut quite a figure in “Marvellous Melbourne” of the 1880s and 90s.