|© estate of Angus McBean / National Portrait Gallery, London|
16 January 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
A conversation between leading academics and artists investigating questions around self-portraiture and personal identity, alongside presentations of works by emerging and established photographic artists.
Philosophers have often linked personal identity to memory: it is suggested that we continue to be the same person as long as our memory with past events persist. But are memories unchanging, or even objective accounts of our experience that are stored in a glass bell? Or can memories be curated to fit a desirable image of the self?