8 Jul 2013

Smaller - an animated video

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:09 pm on 8 July 2013

When Andy McDowell was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease , he and his wife had many decisions to make, including how they would one day break the news to their two little girls, Lily and Pearl. He wrote a poem called 'Smaller', as a way of helping his girls to understand what was happening to him. Four years later, and 'Smaller' has been recorded as part of an animated video project that is taking Andy McDowell to Canada, as a finalist in a video competition held by the World Parkinson's Congress in Montreal.