Hold Still (in process)
Eight minute video portraits
Using video and photography these contemporary portraits reference the historical french Carte-de-visite invented by Parisian photographer André Adolphe Eugène Disdéri (1850s). In this series, I am interested in the notion of time, representation and physical examination. The project seeks to explore how representation has at once changed and stayed the same in regards to today’s identity construction. In addition, by asking the viewer to pose for 8 minutes they become conscious of the camera, an antithesis to today’s “selfie”.