What is a self-portrait? Or, “Performalist Self-Portraits”

What is a self-portrait? Or, “Performalist Self-Portraits”

Module 9: Due date: Monday, July 30-Wednesday, August 1 Instructions: Read the short excerpt from Seeing Ourselves: Women’s Self-Portraits by feminist arthistorian Frances Borzello and then view the slide show of self-portraits by Frida Kahlo. Then view the slideshow self-representational photographs document labeled as “performalist self-portraits.” After reading and viewing the assignment, read my lecture, and then post in the discussion forum twice before 11:59 pm on Wednesday. Read: Frances Borzello, “Introduction: The Presentation of Self” View: Self-portraits by Frida Kahlo View: Performalist Self-Portraits PowerPoint includes the following images: Annie Sprinkle, “Anatomy of a Pin-up” Hannah Wilke, “S.O.S. Starification Object Series” Catherine Opie, “Self-Portrait/Pervert” and “Self-Portrait/Nursing” Renée Cox and Lyle Ashton Harris, “Hottentot Venus 2000” Carla Williams, “How to Read Character” Ayana V. Jackson, “Diorama” Rupi Kaur, “Period” Amber Rose, Instagram Selfie: June 9, 201