Photo-Manipulation : Wielder of Masks

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Shaun KenJie

This is a final project I had to do as my college's assignment. Spent a week doing this.   Here's my rationale for this project : What I'm trying to show here is that, I am someone who wears a mask, more or less a hypocrite. Which is why masks are visible everywhere, hanging on a vast tree. The whole concept here is like clothes in a wardrobe, but in this case, the tree is the wardrobe and the masks are the clothings. So in every situation, I tend to find myself as someone else; or acting as someone else; or in a much more simpler term, being a hypocrite. Just to blend in a certain group. Other than that, I just love acting. I already miss drama classes. =( Masks represent mystery, or to hide an identity. Which is why I used red for the background and my shirt. Red, is the colour of mystery, and sometimes death. My intentions are, for the audience to be wondering, "Why is the background red? Is there death? Is it blood?". That itself will instill mystery and curiosity into the audience. I also added fog in the picture to make the mysterious effect greater. I am sure it is quite obvious why I'm taking off my face. It is literally to exchange my face with the other masks in the wardrobe to make it possible to be someone else. Last but not least, the fact that objects are protruding from my head, are actually my hobbies, more or less, I love drawing, watching a bunch of movies and playing games or surfing the net on my laptop.   This is a self portrait of myself. Masks and background are obtained from

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