a is for ageing is a four screen film installation commissioned by Newcastle University for Coming of Age - the Art and Science of Ageing, funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Arts Council.
Filmed through a backlit screen by artist Jennie Pedley the films feature the silhouettes of her elderly relatives carrying out their own daily routines, alongside the scientific research into ageing being undertaken at Newcastle University. Coming of Age was shown at the Great North Museum, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, Jan to March 2011. The music is by Quinta - myspace.com/iquinta, more of Jennie Pedley's work can be seen at jenniepedley.co.uk
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