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self-portrait-series

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Inspiration for my series (2009) occurred during a conversation with Carl Morris, one of the founders of Sleeveface.com. A website (and book) dedicated to documenting the cultural phenomena :

one or more persons obscuring or augmenting any part of their body or bodies with record sleeve(s) causing an illusion

I wanted a creative way to express different parts of my personality and my ways of seeing and being in the world, but I didn’t want to use my face. With a large part of my public self in academia and many other parts expressed and embodied in different ways in other areas, I yearned for a creative way to express the multiplicity of my . Carl encouraged me to create a Sleeveface. I visited a number of record stores, and searched online to select the four sleeves I use in this series.

Series | McCartney | Dylan | Lennox |
McLuhan I | McLuhan II McLuhan III

Credits | Ideation: dr.kellypage. steve malpas.

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