The introduction of the word ‘selfie’ into the Oxford English Dictionary marked a huge change for the world of portrait photography, brought about by the flood of self-portraiture across social media channels.
But is this how we really see ourselves? Does this truly reveal a part of ourselves to the viewer?
Looking to explore the current notions of the self portrait, #Bagsie sought out the talents and personal interpretations of 10 artists, asking each to draw/paint/create a self portrait on a paper bag that reflected their personality within.
Exhibition runs: November 11th – 16th
Press Preview: November 11, 2014, 5pm – 6pm
Private View: November 11, 2014, 6pm – 10pm
The Proud Archivist
2-10 Hertford Road,
London N1 5ET
(off Kingland Rd)
Photographed by: Jonathan Knowles
Creative Advice Network
Soapbox & Sons
Full bios can be found here.