This is Older

Published 23/04/2022   |   Last Updated 18/03/2022   |   Reading Time minutes

Age Cymru in collaboration with Jon Pountney and The National Library of Wales

Sponsored by Mick Antoniw MS

Dates: 23 April – 25 May 2022
Location: Senedd Oriel

This is Older

Image: Jon Pountney

From a punk-rocker to a mountain-sheep-farmer and wild swimmers to allotment keepers,

Age Cymru are delighted to present a thought-provoking photography exhibition which aims to break down negative stereotypes of older people.

“I am often inspired by the communities around me — my work is rooted in people, place, and history" says Jon. “I hope that with these extraordinary stories told through imagery, we can change the narrative around older people and showcase the depth and breadth of experience we gain when growing old.”

The This is Older project took place throughout 2021 and was funded by the Arts Council of Wales.

The images are now part of the National Collection of Welsh photographs at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.