This series explores the boundaries of socially acceptable responsibilities for children. Emerging from my personal experience, I wanted to create a project that encapsulated how individuals can be negatively affected by the actions of their family through times of break up and divorce. My research led me to focus on children that become carers as a result of a disintegrated family.I quickly became aware that becoming a young carer could affect many children for a variety of reasons and that these situations often go unnoticed. Providing children with responsibilities is said to be beneficial to the Childs development. However, what level of responsibility is deemed beneficial? When do these responsibilities become inappropriate? How does age come into the equation?
Lisa Cunnane • James Devine • Daniel Morelli • Karen Murphy • Rachel Pearson • carys haf •