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Phil Javier I'm the fairest of them all

Work by Phil Javier, ARTEXPRESS 2022

My body of work is a representation of my journey of self-discovery, to self-love. The work explores the idea that other people see beauty in me that I don’t see in myself. The mirror represents my curiosity. Each different perspective or angle of the mirror expresses another  side of myself that I may not have appreciated or even seen before. My intent in using graphite is to create a monochromatic palette for my work, encouraging viewers to steer away from seeing its beauty visually, but to see the beauty in its message. 

Influencing artists:
Duane Michals
Tokyo Rumando

School

Cammeraygal High School

ARTEXPRESS year

2022

HSC year

2021

Process diary

Work by Phil Javier, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Phil Javier, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Phil Javier, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Phil Javier, ARTEXPRESS 2022