Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Positive Ageing - Active Ageing

Barnet Age Concern - Photography Competition results:

First prize:

"Walking couple by John King, aged 83
This photo, which took first place in the competition, was taken in Biot in the south France, shows Ralph, 74 and Pam, 68, formerly of Parkway, Camden (now resident in Cannes)".

Source and more photos: The Guardian
Cool Cards: Positive ageing

Sunday, 2 August 2009

Design Idea: Double self-portraits


I found these double self-portraits incredibly thought provoking. Images that seem to travel through time...
As a child, what might you ask your future self? As an adult, what would you ask or tell your childhood self? What might we hope to do differently..?

Chino Otsuka inserts modern photos of herself as an adult into photos of herself as a child.

1976 and 2005, Kamakura, Japan:

1985 and 2005, Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China:

1982 and 2005, Paris, France:

I have a chance to meet,
there is so much I want to ask
and so much I want to tell"

Source: Chino Otsuka