Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Self Portrait In the Glass

Just now as I'm posting this self portrait, I realized the reflection on the glass is a metaphor for the 'social mirror' - the ways in which our identities are partially and mutually constructed by the perceptions and projections of those around us. But the looking glass itself is often problematic.

Digital Photograph, June 28, 2016
(Includes image of: Bookmarks for a Mixed Race Narrative (Who Could and Couldn't Marry Whom): Castoffs, 2015
Courtesy of Harry H. Laughlin Collection, Special Collections Department, Pickler Memorial Library, Truman State University

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