The Generations

24 Jun

Linda 1949

Carrying on with my self-imposed task to meet with, chat to and draw one hundred Baby Boomers, I was lucky enough to ‘capture’ three in one go yesterday, three lifelong friends at the upper end of the Baby Boom, a research term that covers those born between 1946 and 1964.

The other generations are:

  • The Silents, or alternately The Traditionalists (I prefer The Silents, it’s like something from Doctor Who), born 1945 and before,
  • Generation X, 1965 to 1976,
  • The Millennials, 1977 to 1995,
  • The Centennials, born from 1996

According to researchers, generations share similar characteristics because they had similar experiences at more or less the same stage in life.

3 Responses to “The Generations”

  1. Leonie Andrews June 25, 2018 at 15:35 #

    Fantastic to see these Rosie. It’s easy to ignore people from this generation, and older, in terms of visual representation, unless you are some sort of celebrity. As I now look just like this I am glad that someone is recording our faces.

    • Rosie Scribblah June 26, 2018 at 05:35 #

      Thanks Leonie. That’s why I started it, because we get ‘disappeared’from visual culture ….

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