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Emma Gavini


"Using acrylic paint and modelling paste on hessian and cardboard, I have created a self-portrait. With a mixture of brushes and spatulas, I was able to construct a textured and contemporary painting to convey my perception of portraiture and its ability to commemorate an individual. Beginning my development process by looking at the connection between life and the mind, I explored my identity both as a child and a teenager. Reflecting on my heritage, influences, family, and friends, I questioned what makes me, me?"

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