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Self-Seeker

Self-Seeker 1 — Olaf Brzeski

Self-Seeker

2013

Film HD; 3’50”

A short sketch of self-examination in which I use the motif of a game I once played with the kids of a couple I know. The game is to draw each other’s portraits without looking at the paper. The results were amusing. Here I pose for the camera in my favourite way while retaining a bit of portrait styling. Without taking my eyes off myself I sketch the reflection. I don’t look at the paper and the drawing hand tries to do its best. The result is this clumsy ‘something’.

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