This piece encompassed the feelings surrounding self and otherness. It was an intimate exploration in both meaning and in the making of it. When making the painting I was excited about exploring different materials and the whole experience became deeply personal. I was constantly thinking of colour connotations and it was a lot of fun sensing the response of it as the painting progressed.
The response is supposed to be personal, in between a disturbance and sadness but also perhaps a confusion. The aim was to then see if the viewer themselves would question their responses – to engage in reflection. The paintings stand for the prejudice response between self and the other.
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