Self-portrait fine art photography ongoing series.
Socrates summed up that all philosophical commandments could be reduced to “Know thyself.”
Lao Tse stated in the Tao Te Ching, “Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.”
And in Hamlet, William Shakespeare wrote, “This above all, to thyne own self be true. And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
We’re so occupied in disguising ourselves to be socially accepted that we forget who we really are.
What do we really feel? What do we strive for? Why are we unhappy and eternally unsatisfied?
These are the questions and starting point for this project.
Being aware of your feelings, understand and control them is the first step to happier living.