Bildmuseet, Umeå University, Sweden

Introduction to Self-portrait in Contemporary Art. Part 2

Workshop led by Wilma Hurskainen
04. - 08.03.2013
Participants: 10 Fine Art students from EAA
Location: Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia

Wilma Hurskainenís workshop consisted of two assignments:

  1. Reveal/Hide - 2 self-portraits:
    - Self-portrait that reveals something (autobiographical) of the student.
    - Self-portrait in which a student is present as a model or an actor.
  2. Self-portraits imagining the ideal, neutral and the "nightmarish" self (3 images).
    The results of the individual assignments were presented and discussed in a group.


Keiu Maasik, Ideal Self, from a series Ideal, Neutral and the iNightmarish Self, inkjet print, 2013