A friend of mine often warns me not to explain my art too thoroughly, “By over explaining your work, you deprive your audience of the gift of interpretation, and one could argue, that interpretation is the true nature of art.”
I have noticed that many people here, myself included, explain each portrait at time of posting, well, I want to simply put this week’s image(s) out there and invite you to share your interpretations with other readers and me. I believe in art that is interactive and one that unites people through an exchange of ideas. So I will not post the explanation of what I was thinking when I took my self-portrait in an enclosed space until later.
This month’s Self-Portrait Challenge is enclosed Spaces. I chose to be enclosed in technology. I had about twenty different shots, but no matter how hard I tried, I could not narrow it down to one. So here are my two shots, they are to be seen as a pair, not two separate shots: