Photographer and Video Artist Gillian Wearing Takes a Self-Portrait While Wearing a Mask of Her Own Face

Posted by: | Posted on: August 30, 2016

This story appeared in the August issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.

Acclaimed
photographer and video artist Gillian Wearing shot to fame in the 1990s for a
series of portraits of strangers, each holding a sign with their innermost
thoughts written on it. Since then, she has continued to work in photo and
video portraiture with a particular focus on teasing out repressed experiences
or personalities, often making use of masks.

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