This exploration of the conceptual self-portrait photograph by Kalliope Amorphous can be a catalyst for unraveling ideas of identity, gender, archetype and myth. These images range from interpretations of preexisting iconography to compositions meant to challenge ideas of identity and physical form.
Self-portraiture can sometimes be a useful catalyst for understanding both oneself and others from a different perspective. When art involves the transformation into “other,” there is an interesting alchemy that takes shape. See more conceptual self-portrait photos by Kalliope Amorphous above.