Interrogating Women’s Experience of Ageing: Reinforcing or Challenging Clichés?

By Susan Hogan.

Published by The International Journal of the Arts in Society: Annual Review

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The “Representing Self—Representing Ageing” initiative has been funded by the ESRC as part of the New Dynamics of Ageing cross-council research programme. It has consisted of four projects with older women using participatory arts to enable women to articulate their experiences of ageing, and to create alternative images of ageing. Methods have included the use of art elicitation, photo-diaries, film-booths, directed photography, and phototherapy.

Keywords: Women and Ageing, Feminism and Ageing, Picturing Ageing, Participatory Arts, Visual Research Methods

The International Journal of the Arts in Society: Annual Review, Volume 9, pp.1-18. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.052MB).

Professor Susan Hogan

Professor, Cultural Studies and Art Therapy, School of Health, University of Derby, Derby, Derbyshire, UK