Project 1: Autobiographical self-portraiture

“It is difficult not to read Woodman’s many self-portraits – she produced over five hundred during her short lifetime – as alluding to a troubled state of mind. She committed suicide at the age of twenty-two.” (Bright) Look up the work of photographer Francesca Woodman online. What evidence can...

Assignment three: Self Portraiture Reflection

Brief: Drawing upon the examples in Part Three and your own research, you can approach your self-portraits however, you see fit. You may choose to explore your identity or masquerade as someone else or use empty locations or objects to speak of your experiences. However, you choose to approach...

Project 3: Self-absented portraiture

J’ai reçu un mail de rupture. Je n’ai pas su répondre. C’était comme s’il ne m’était pas destiné. Il se terminait par les mots : Prenez soin de vous. J’ai pris cette recommandation au pied de la lettre. J’ai demandé à 107 femmes – dont une à plumes et...

Exercise 3: Childhood Memories

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Exercise 2: Self-Representation

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Project 2: Masquerades

Todd Richardson of the University of Nebraska at Omaha opens his essay (Richardson, 2020)with a fresh insight in his abstract, where he frames Nikki S. Lee’s  “Projects” into a folkloristic study: “.. a series of pictures in which the artist poses as a member of various subcultures and folk...