Beyond ‘Older Age’: A Photo and Story Collection to Illuminate the Individual

Posted Posted in Age-Friendly Cities, Policy, Research Output

Older people in our region We need to understand older age in a more nuanced way.  This is the principal message of ‘Place, Belonging, Manchester’, a photo and story collection created by myself and participants, which will be exhibited at the Festival of Ageing 2018. People have different histories, hobbies and hopes.  Whilst there are some common aspects, older people […]

Creating, Messing, Playing: Thinking Form in Newcastle

Posted Posted in Geography, Workshops

by Amy Barron and Ben Knight How do art and geography intersect?  Thinking through this question was the task of Interrogating Form: Creative and Cultural Participatory Practice, a workshop held by Newcastle University on Tuesday 11th June. Indeed, there were lots of sub-questions within this broader focus.  What is the value of using an arts-based approach?  How might we incorporate discussion surrounding the […]