Tim Andrews has Parkinson’s Disease. In 2009 he began his project ‘Over the Hill’ through which he began to approach photographers to ask them if they would make his portrait and thereby document his experience of his disease. He has since been photographed by nearly 200 photographers.
On March 2nd this year Tim and I spent five hours together making this portrait. I was particularly interested in our process both emotionally and photographically, and the shoot was a fascinating experience.
This portrait forms the first piece of work in my new project, Hours:
Tim has also written a post about our shoot on his blog, which shows the work of all the photographers involved:
I’m in the process of editing a film that I shot with Tim during the shoot, which will follow soon…
Reading: ‘Jackson’s Dilemma’ by Iris Murdoch
Listening To: ‘Louder than Bombs’ by The Smiths