frans & lulu
A series about a man who suffers from Pick’s disease.
Among the symptoms of this long term disease are desorientation, memory loss and difficulty in recognizing faces.
The illness is incurable and affects the frontal cortex in which speech becomes impossible. On a long term base swallowing becomes difficult, the kidneys fail and eventually the heart stops.
Furthermore you see how the woman tries to maintain a connection with her dementing man and the manner in which the man his life is led.
These images were made in a period of six months.