‘Elderhood’: A Necessary Look at Embracing Aging in All its Stages
I wonder if Madonna, 60, thinks of herself as old. I’m guessing probably not, but maybe she should. Think of how much she might contribute to the discussion about what it means to age, to grow older well, and how we can facilitate that for all of us, not just…
Stefanie Nelson, Dancer/Choreographer
Stefanie Nelson's on the move - literally. A director/choreographer, she is the founder of the Stefanie Nelson DanceGroup. The New York City-based contemporary performance ensemble has been described as instinctual, untamed and edgy. Stefanie's also the founder and artistic director of Dance Italia, an annual summer event in Agrapoli and Lucca. The program has welcomed more than 300 students from 20 countries. It's our pleasure to introduce yet another, passionate, committed, creative woman.
Joan Kron, Journalist and Filmmaker
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Joan Kron in a word? Icon. This 90 year old creative, accomplished, trendsetter's career has spanned more than 50 years! Among her many accomplishments: Joan co-founded the New York Times Home section, was the first fashion reporter for the Wall Street Journal, an editor at Avenue and a famed columnist at Allure magazines, where she literally invented the plastic surgery beat. And than last year "Take My Nose...Please,!" the first film she wrote, directed and produced was released. Lots to talk about?? You bet!
Marlena Vaccaro, Artist and Gallerist
Painter and printmaker Marlena Vaccaro has been part of the New York City art world for more than 30 years. She also happens to be the creator, director and curator of Manhattan's Carter Burden Gallery, allowing her to marry her two passions: art and advocacy. Carter Burden is one of the only galleries in the world and the only one in New York City with a minimum age requirement. It only accepts submissions from artists 60 and over. Joins us for a fascinating conversation with yet another accomplished and committed woman.
Aleah Chapin – Revisited
This week we revisit our 2015 conversation with Aleah Chapin. The artist from Washington State, who currently lives and works in Brooklyn, calls a woman's body a map of her journey through life. She makes sure to capture that map accurately in her portraits, that will either shock you, take your breath away...or both. Experience her work for yourself - www.aleahchapin.com.