Daily Archives: October 24, 2012
the body modifier #selfportrait
© Germaine de Larch Images. First published on www.life-writ-large.posterous.com
‘self portraits of you and me´ by douglas gordon
With ‘Self Portraits of You and Me´ by Douglas Gordon, the viewer is denied engagement with the subject (celebrities) because all discriminating facial features have been removed by burning. Frames backed with mirrors were constructed so that the viewer’s gaze is quite literally reflected back out of the photographs through the holes in the images.