Bethany Hardy


This series is an on-going project that works to visualise my personal relationship with photography. Through the act of identifying the conflict between my internal and external identity, I want to search for how this process can influence my creative practice.

Presented through polaroids, and 35mm, I am attempting to examine the complexities of the self-portrait, to see and accept the characteristics of my mental and physical body, and ask what it is to capture an image that is true to oneself, especially in the ongoing age of ‘selfie’ culture.

My workflow has always been a depiction of the everyday, with no intention of it being a search for a sense of belonging. In Untitled, I want to recognise and welcome my in-escapable presence in even the most mundane image, hoping to discover the true identity of my personal practice.

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