Gold 2018 People / Self-Portrait

Intercultural

  • Prize
    Gold in People/Self-Portrait, 2nd Place winner in People
  • Company
    Sheinina Lolita Raj Art
  • Photographer
    Sheinina Lolita Raj
  • Technical Info
    Shutter Speed - 60th Sec., Iso - 100, Aperture - F11, Sensor Type - Bluetooth Remote For Self Timer
  • Photo Date
    2016-2018

A conceptually rigorous painstakingly detailed portfolio exploring conventions of ethnographic perceptions through a series of self-portraiture featuring Raj arrayed in the traditional authentic finery of various nations. Her inviting countenance is revealed as ethnically morphic as she successively embodies both the epitome and increasing obsolescence of race-based constructs of identity. In 25 portrayals comparisons are encouraged as both differences and samenesses are celebrated equally. In these images audiences see the artist more deeply and inevitably come to see themselves as well.