Non identical self portraiture seems a likely solution to convey the state of self. I could be treading on to a treacherous territory with “body issues” and “feminist” perspectives as seemingly themes here. However, this is what I see when I look in the mirror most days. It could be my need to eat since I can not buy anything else, or perhaps my wardrobe and room spilling with things.
AS for the struggle to portray 365 days of with or without visually, Dean Hughes said in his talk today how during his undergraduate years at art school, they were separated into figurative and non figurative painters/art makers. The segregation continued on to housing two categories on different floors, figurative on the 3rd and non figurative on the 4th. Moving on to 4th floor from the 3rd was an achievement, a vice versa move was however a ‘downgrade’.
I am back on the 3rd floor.