Reflective "We thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and experience. We work to understand our strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development." David Hockney, Self-Portrait, 1954
I really like this photo as it is not just disguising the person themselve but it is also disguising emotion that the girl is feeling. It almost gives the impression of an explosion of feeling and emotion. It can also present the feeling of insanity.
It is so awesome to see how photo manipulation can work in a piece. I love how they made the explosion of smoke the same color as the body to really touch on the illusion of the face blowing up. It gives the image and uneasy feeling.
When you feel bad your mind continues to focus on all the parts of your life that seem to not be working. Then you feel even worse. This all continues until you wake up to the fact that your self-image is just a mental idea. It is just a concept