Timothy Archibald’s Family Business

September 2, 2010

By Conor Risch

© Timothy Archibald

Archibald and his son Eli began making photographs together when he was entering kindergarten. Half a year later Eli was diagnosed with autism.

When faced with his son’s unidentified neurological disorder, editorial and commercial photographer Timothy Archibald turned to image making as a way to explore the complex, often-difficult relationship between him and his boy. While working on the project, Archibald connected with his son, Eli, challenged himself creatively, and built a series of images that have provided him a point of differentiation...

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