In order to convey my theme of ‘time’, I have decided to project images from old family slide film onto my body.
There was a great deal of challenge in taking these photographs; setting up the shot, changing the slide and taking the picture, and in the end, I used the timer switch to take the photograph. I attempted many compositions; far away shots that include projections on the backdrop – which I found didn’t work as well as the close up portraits.
‘Rush’ of memory, Self portrait, 2012 – I used a fan to blow my hair to create a literal rush of memory. This photograph is a connotation of memory, identity and personal experience. It has lovely colour, much like the light through a stained glass window. I like how the projection is just on my face, making the projected image part of my skin, my being, my…
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