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Saachi Owen Idle

Work by Saachi Owen
Work by Saachi Owen
Work by Saachi Owen
Work by Saachi Owen

My body of work is a visual collage of my identity, represented through self-portraits in varying media, and in various idle animations. The work exposes my own insecurities and indecisiveness around self-expression and the act of creating something to be viewed. My initial aversion to painting a self-portrait is the main reason that I created multiples, with each figure expressing a different emotional response to being on display. Through the repeated reworking and erasing of each piece, imprints of the previous layer are left behind, and inform what comes next.

Influencing artists:
Craig Ruddy
Edward Hopper
William Kentridge


Emanuel School



HSC year


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