Visualising Illness
Visualising Illness

In June 2012 my father Peter was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma Multiforme grade 4, a type of brain tumour, and the most aggressive cancer that begins in the brain. Officially there is no clear way to prevent the disease. Without treatment survival is typically 3 months. My father has now been alive for 4 and half years, making him part of a small group of people that have outlived all life expectancy predictions, and it is not entirely clear why. 29 people are diagnosed a day with a primary brain tumour in the UK. My response to my father’s illness has been to document his progress and communicate with other patients, families and carers. My approach involves a mixture of mediums to convey both mine and his experiences, including photography, MRI scans, and filmed interviews. (See full project in “Articles & Research”)

Fondazione Marangoni Gallery, Florence. September. 2017.

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Brain scan (before & After) .jpg
Swimming pool vs brain scan.jpg
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Scotland landscape with brain scan.jpg
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Interview
Visualising Illness
Brain scan (before & After)_.jpg
Brain scan (before & After) .jpg
Swimming pool vs brain scan.jpg
SCAN_DEC_20150007.jpg
MRI machine & scans.jpg
Peter doc632.jpg
Scotland landscape with brain scan.jpg
SCAN_DEC_20150025.jpg
Untitled-2.jpg
Interview
Visualising Illness

In June 2012 my father Peter was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma Multiforme grade 4, a type of brain tumour, and the most aggressive cancer that begins in the brain. Officially there is no clear way to prevent the disease. Without treatment survival is typically 3 months. My father has now been alive for 4 and half years, making him part of a small group of people that have outlived all life expectancy predictions, and it is not entirely clear why. 29 people are diagnosed a day with a primary brain tumour in the UK. My response to my father’s illness has been to document his progress and communicate with other patients, families and carers. My approach involves a mixture of mediums to convey both mine and his experiences, including photography, MRI scans, and filmed interviews. (See full project in “Articles & Research”)

Fondazione Marangoni Gallery, Florence. September. 2017.

Interview
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