“Not Another Second,” an Augmented Reality Exhibition Centered on LGBTQ+ Seniors

Inside The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights, photographs by Karsten Thormaehlen come to life with tales of triumph

Infographics dot the interior of Not Another Second, an exhibition dedicated to the tales of 12 LGBTQ+ seniors, centered around riveting portraits shot by German photographer Karsten Thormaehlen. Among the images and information at the ticketed and socially distanced installation, visitors will find the statistic that roughly three million seniors identify as LGBTQ+. This number is expected to double by 2030. And yet, we rarely …

Director Stefan Hunt’s Emotional Dance Short, “They Saw The Sun First”

With voice-over guidance from NYC's elderly, a poignant film about life, death, and the dances we do in-between

“I started working on this project when I noticed a lack of eldership in my life,” director Stefan Hunt says about the creation of his dance-documentary hybrid short, They Saw The Sun First. The eight-minute film—directed by Hunt, produced by Jess Lowe Chaverri, shot by Cole Graham and choreographed by Vanessa Varghese—pairs dances with recorded conversations of NYC’s elderly, an unexpectedly synchronous combination. He continues, …

New Technology for Every Phase of Life

The first hours of CES 2020 were proof of technology's ambitions as caregiver

In the first hours of CES 2020, at CES Unveiled: Las Vegas, some products— either conceptual or available for purchase now—seem poised to adopt the role of caregiver, or (more ominously) monitor of our lives. Others are wired to assist in the conception of human life. While a few are dedicated to life for infants and their guardians. We’re seeing that technology isn’t reserved for …