Year One - Lens Based Media

Self Portrait Experiments

`I produced these series of images in hopes to pair them with a more flattering version of myself which I would more comfortably share with other people. I chose to focus/incorporate the areas of myself which are someone unpleasing to view for the large majority of society or insecurities of mine (self-harm scars, tattoos, nipple impressions, visible labia lines, belly, acne etc). I wanted to do this to emphasise the reality of how I look when I know no one is viewing/judging me. This is how I am most comfortable in my self as I don’t have to fear how people will perceive me, I plan to contrast a variation of this image with a perception of my self which I am comfortable for others to view me.

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