In Ireland, over 460,000 people that is at least one in 10 of the population are over the age of 65. By 2041, it is estimated that at least one in four people will be over the age of 60. Embracing life is a body of work that documents the lives of four octogenarians. The work aspires to show the independence and strength of this older generation, which at times can be neglected and undervalued in contemporary society. While overcoming many challenges that their increasing age brings and having to engage with a rapidly changing environment. They still greet every new day with a strong and independent mindset.
Tom Beary • Caroline Brady • Camila Brandao • Devi Anna Chacon • Marta Czajkowska • Diego Fabro • Anthony Griffin • Cris Llarena • Carole McGloughlin Speer • Peter Staniszewski • Ruth Williams •