Sketching helps me. I’ve used sketching and photography to try understanding my brother Michael. He is autistic, low functioning and nonverbal. I used photography to capture moments that may have escaped my notice and to better notice details about him. Sketching brings me a little deeper. It is a more direct connection. For example, the […]
I thank all of you who have been reading my book for the past couple of months. This is the last of it. I hope you have taken something away from this presentation. best to all, Brother Jack
This is an updated picture (circa 1993) from the photo my Dad took in the 1950s, found here.
This is the second scrapbook I presented in this book about my brother. Here is the first: Scrapbook from Mike’s toddler days.
This is the face that stared out at me from the mirror as I held Mike’s half-face up to the mirror.
The original half-photo may be seen here (Mike’s Eye Dissecting a Photo).
This was the photo that started my long term project about brother Michael. I noticed that his left eye was looking directly at me. Since I craved attention from Mike, this was very special.