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Exhibitions Tagged #Elders

Antique Pink

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by The Open Mind Foundation, Photoville and NYC Parks, with additional support from the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York

Antique Pink is a tribute to LGBTQIA+ elderly. Thanks to the emancipation struggle of the generations before us, LGBTQIA+ people in the Netherlands are almost equal before the law. But that acquired freedom is fragile, and the progress made will not automatically endure.

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Senior Saviors

Grand Street Settlement Best
 on show

Presented by The Lower Eastside Girls Club and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

Senior Saviors showcases portraits that celebrate the spirit and legacy of our elders who are giving back to the Lower East Side community.

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Humans of Dementia

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Humans of Dementia is a national storytelling contest hosted by HFC, a national non-profit, that focuses on care for families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, activating the next generation of Alzheimer’s advocates, and being a leader in brain health research and education.

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KANITLOW

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Indigenous Photograph, Photoville, and Leica Camera

There is a word in Zapotec used to name someone or something disappearing — when a close friend is not close anymore, when someone stops visiting as often as they do, when things transform and change, or when someone is going blind. This word, kanitlow, means “faces are getting lost,” or “disappearing.”

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Saved By Grace

South Beach Promenade
 archive : 2021

Alice Austen House presents Saved by Grace, an ongoing project by Nataki Hewling documenting senior Black men. This visual story sends the message that our communities need Black male elders to nourish our ecosystems. We need to go the distance to protect their lives.

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Humans Of Dementia (2021)

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

This contest sheds light on a dark disease by telling the beautiful stories of people whose lives are not defined by the disease. By bringing these stories out from the shadows, together we remove the shame and stigma often surrounding an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

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The Last Season I & II

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The Last Season I & II by Harmen Meinsma focuses on the cultural diversity of Rotterdam-West (NL) and the inhabitants of the campsite Hoek van Holland (NL) by selecting extraordinary personalities that he meets on the streets and photographing them using exaggerated styling and glamorous lighting. It’s a celebration of being older, different, and of not being afraid to stand out in a crowd.

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OYAKO (Japanese parents & children)

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

OYAKO, a series on Japanese parents and children, explores how culture changes and adapts as it moves from one generation to the next.

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Rolling Through Life

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Rolling Through Life shares the portraits and stories of seniors who express themselves physically and creatively through the art of Artistic Roller Skating.

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Senior Love Triangle

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

A short excerpt of a long-term photo documentary, Senior Love Triangle that shadows three senior citizens in a romantic conflict and questions the nature of relationships and intimacy.

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Nowhere Left But Here

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Japan, home to the world’s oldest population, has been dealing with a challenge it didn’t foresee: senior crime.

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Abuelas: Portraits of The Invisible Grandmothers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This project focuses on undocumented Mexican immigrant women who came to New York decades ago in search of opportunity for their families. Overtime, they built their lives here and have become elders of their communities: the abuelas.

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WWII Chinese Veterans

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Chinese documentary photographer Li Qiang spent nearly one month in July 2015, visiting ten places in four Chinese provinces to shoot around 50 veterans.

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Old Drivers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

The work Old Drivers consists of fifteen characters with very rich driving experience. Each of them has been driving cars for fifty years or more…

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Elders

Sep 202020

Re-Imagining Our Family Archives

Educator Kamal Badhey and her adult and teen students, William Page, A’ssia Rai, and Valerie Zink reflect on their journey of investigating their family archives.

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Sep 212019

Wisdom Anthologies: The Human Connection | Talk with Anne Marie Vivienne

Re-connect with the human experience in an aging feminine perspective of elderhood with Wisdom Anthologies.

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