Risk and pushing social boundaries is vital for my creative progress.
In seeking my father Terence Mcshanes' cooperation as the subject and focus of my work I am opening up myself to the risk of criticism because he is elderly showing signs of dementia.
It may be perceived that I am taking advantage of him, manipulating in a negative way.
Risk that I loose my daughter / father relationship in being his full time carer and having to place myself into situations one would not want to deal with. My own mental health is also at risk.