‘The composite self’
‘Looking Out, Looking In: Exploring the Self-Portrait’
An installation view from ‘Looking Out, Looking In’ featuring Davida Allen's Mother swinging her baby 1989 and Vincent Namatjira's Albert and Vincent 2014, March 2023 / Collection: QAGOMA / Photograph: Joe Ruckli, QAGOMA
‘The composite self’ examines the multidimensional nature of identity, and the concept that our sense of self is informed by numerous influences, including our social circles and familial ties. For example, Vincent Namatjira’s double portrait pays homage to his late great-grandfather, the renowned Arrernte watercolourist Albert Namatjira.
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