So, this week’s SOAR scholarship exercise is one about photography and Me Ra Koh named it: Doing the deeper work. The assignment is to create two self-portraits, one with you in it and the other an object symbolizing you. The real challenge is to have it reflect you, right now. Go read about this more on the SOAR blog.
I am so accustomed to mostly considering Future Me or analysing Past Me (or Past Me‘s mistakes more like) that the idea of simply connecting with Present Me is rather startling in some ways. That’s not to say that I don’t make an effort to be present, because I do… but that’s usually easiest when being with someone I love, and not really in direct relation to myself. Does that make sense?
Anyway. Before I confuse the issue even more than I might have already… here are my two self-portraits: