Images of Old Women

24th October,

At the exhilarating “Feminism in London Conference”,  there was a workshop called “Old Feminists/Young Feminists: getting to know each other”. I pasted on the wall over 20 postcard pictures of old women and passed round a folder of 30 portraits of Old Feminists and Peace Women.

Nobody commented on the display or the portraits. In the exchanges there was a concentration  on the past of the Old Feminists rather than their present. Invisible again and only valued for our past?

About rinaross

Born in 1935. MA in Film and Television Studies at the University of Westminster 1998. Studying the representation of older women in film since then.
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