They Are me and I Am Them
Around the time we were expected to start thinking about our Final Projects, I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. While most of the symptoms attached to it such as impulsivity felt right to me, the part about lacking a strong sense of self surprised me. I always thought I had a decent understanding of who I was. From a young age, books and cinema have deeply inspired my creativity. My first impulse when finding a location for self-portraiture is to convey a character and to create an ambiguous scene. As I reflect on this process, I have realized self-portraiture has become a mindful therapeutic practice and a way I communicate about myself to myself.
Ida Susanne Aspaas Olsen • Sorin Bogdan • Francesca Brooks • Ethan Bucher • Annalisa Burello • Amanda Denny • Lauren Godfrey-Harris • Emily Kopaskie • Goda Norkute • Pietro Panza • Iris Papasava • Tamara Ribeiro Ferrari • Mary Scott • Loui Short • Sofia Topchishvili •