Ageism is discrimination against others or oneself based on age. Ageism is actually discriminating against our future self, especially being older. Older adults are often stereotyped as being slow, weak, feeble and frail.
I wanted to build portrait of real older adults that truly embodied fresh images of Aging. My little protest – anti ageism
Iris Apfel was the subject of an exhibit at The Costume Institute in The Metropolitan Museum of Art which ran from September 13, 2005 through January 22, 2006. Apfel was 84 when the show opened. Jane Goodall’s researched took 60 years which started when she was 26years old. Without Ruth Bader Ginsberg, women couldn’t sign a mortgage or have a bank account without a male co-signer.