In 2016, I completed a Master class with Catherine Just called Into The Deep. The results from a six-weeks intensive course in Conceptual and Project Based Photography was a group show.
This is what I created –
*I must also have a dark side if I am to be whole * – Carl Jung.
This body of work is, an exploration into what Carl Jung called the Shadow Self. In opposition to the Persona, that is the social mask we wear to fit in with our society, the Shadow Self is composed of all our repressed instincts, weaknesses, desires and fears. Those parts of ourselves we choose to conceal, to hide in order to be accepted. Through self-portraiture, I’ve been navigating a way to marry my Shadow Self with my lighter self, becoming my authentic self in the process.