[sp] seven selves is a collective of seven artists that dare to challenge the conventional language of self-portrait photography. Their images uncover an engaging diversity of styles, where each artist explores unique possibilities of creativity and emotion. With their work they speak stories, they provoke new realities, they question mainstream thinking, and they share intimate feelings. This is their effort to disengage from the confinement of the self and become part of the story, to blend with the language of the message. This is their chance to break through the comfortable isolation of self-identity. This is an exploration of their own conscientiousness to reach and connect. This is their journey to pursue an intimate dialogue with the viewer. The cinematographic work of Aaron Hobson, the visual narrative of characters of Cornelia Hediger, the message against conformity by Susanne Junker, the delicate and intimate images of Kate Pollard, the dreamy pictures of Russell Joslin, and the picturesque photography of the Feltus Brothers. The work of [sp] seven selves demonstrates the beginning of infinite possibilities of self-portraiture, and elevates the significance of the artist with the pretension to become part of the pictorial narrative.
text by Miguel Garcia-Guzman