Sunday, 22 September 2019

Rookwood, Human Donation Memorial

The Human Donation Memorial is located in Rookwood Cemetery in the western suburb of Rookwood. Created by Everton for the University of Technology Sydney, it commemorates the people who have donated their bodies to medicine and science. The art pieces include an array of corten steel panels with the design of a remembrance tree for the purpose of flower placement during ceremonies. A brass disk artwork is the focal point of the memorial garden along with a series of uniquely designed bronze plaques sitting upon cylindrical granite plinths nearby.


  1. These people deserve such a remembrance as this!

  2. What a neat sculpture. I'm down for donating my bits for people who need transplants etc.

  3. What a beautiful thing to commemorate. Very touching.

  4. It is a great gift to give one's body for medine/science's advance. Am glad someone thought to commemorate these gifts! Love the design of the screens behind the circle! Many thanks for sharing this commemoration with All Seasons, Jim! Have a beautiful week:)


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