Art & Design

Artist’s ‘Self Portraits with Men’ Series Is a Stark Look at the Fluidity of Personality

Art & Design

Artist’s ‘Self Portraits with Men’ Series Is a Stark Look at the Fluidity of Personality

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Every time we pose for a photograph we are projecting a version of ourselves, the persona that we embody at that given moment in time, in that specific place. Of course it’s only an approximation of who we truly are, or want to be. A Czech artist named Dita Pepe has taken a more literal application of this concept in a series of photographs called Self Portraits with Men. In them Pepe reimagines herself as the member of a different family or romantic pairing, posing with different men, and assuming the trappings of her surroundings. It’s a commentary on the fluidity of our personal identities, and also, perhaps, on the ways that our partners shape who we become. h/t Feature Shoot via Lens Culture. See more from Pepe here.

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