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To ponder on what sort of inspiration I draw from other people’s perspectives on me, it is important to recognize the dynamics of ‘the self’ as a concept. Who am I really, after all? I am someone in between how I perceive myself, and how others see me. How others see me, incidentally, will also be the result of the individuals and how they see themselves, and so on.. It all becomes rather abstract, or a very complex puzzle, mind bogglingly indecipherable. Nevertheless, what inspiration can I draw from how others see me? There is the factor of honesty to consider, some aren’t honest with themselves even. I’ve always concerned myself with the push and pull of things, and so evaluating what others think of me could play into this. It can be difficult to choose a direction, so many thoughts are simultaneously stemming off from each previous thought. Probably the result of a strong LSD experience from back in my teenage years. As is all this talk of push and pull in the first place, most probably. Anyhow, what others think of me.. and what inspires me based on what others think of me.. I find the question void in the sense that everything inspires me and to pinpoint what it is about specific things seems besides the point as it can come as a flux of fragments that interweave in order to trigger inspiration. There is this saying ‘the window to the soul is directly in the eyes’. This is why I’ve painted my face here. You have my eyes, and you have the text in case you need to understand more about me than an image can speak, though an image speaks a thousand words. Blah. Blah. I’m calling this thing ‘Circumlocutions’ to tie in with…
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