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COUPLES is an artistic collaboration between Dr Daniel Kelly,
Reader in Cancer and Palliative Care at Middlesex University and
the acclaimed photographer, Tim Wainwright.
Couples describes how prostate cancer impacts on the lives of
people affected by the disease. It also celebrates what is gained
both by seeking and providing support.
The project uses photography, interviews and sound to share
experiences and promote a better understanding about the
support needed to cope with prostate cancer. It involves people
from across the UK and a range of backgrounds and lifestyles
including all ages and types of relationships - including
partners, sisters, daughters, friends and colleagues. The
interviews and photography can be viewed at http://www.prostatecouples.com/.
The Couples project was launched in 2010 at the
Drill Hall, London as a stage perrformance acted by
Maggie Steed, Joseph Marcell, Carolyn Pickes and Simon Chandler. We
were delighted that it was a complete sell out and people in
attendance included health professionals and some of the Couples