Mike Sketch Series: Jack Patting Mike on the Chest, November 1993

Mike sometimes responded to me when I patted him on the chest. I got the impression that he liked it. He was always hitting himself on the chest, so I wonder if a less violent touch somehow communicated to him. I hope that it showed love.

Mike Sketch Series: Mom Saying Goodbye to Mike April 1993

I spent more than 25 years exploring, and documenting the life of my brother Mike*.  Fifteen years of that process was devoted to photographing him, his activities associated with his group home, day school and parties.  I was a novice photographer at the start of this project. Much of my emphasis was on capturing moments, […]