HIMARNI ASKS: How does the construct of race influence self-portraiture?


Introducing Himarni

Collaborative Self-Portrait of Himarni Munasinghe by Himarni Munasinghe / Anthony Luvera, 2016

Photographer as explorer?

Curator Sabina Jaskot-Gill on Francis Frith’s fake-documentary self-portrait.

Chris Ofili

Self-portrait by Chris Ofili, Oil on canvas, 1991, NPG 6835 © Chris Ofili

Grace Lau

Self-portrait by Grace Lau, C-type colour print, July 2005, NPG x128064 © Grace Lau 2005

Vic Singh

Vic Singh with his Mamiyaflex C220F by Vic Singh, Modern bromide print, 1964, NPG x135762 © Vic Singh

Drawing by Himarni

Drawing by Himarni after Samuel Fosso self-portrait

OVER TO YOU: What do you include in your self-portrait to reflect your cultural identity?

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