Self Portrait UK

Self Portrait UK
Date: 13 September – 16 November 2003
Space: Gallery 3

Exhibition developed by Channel Four and Media 19 inviting people from all over the UK to present an image which represents how they see themselves.

The exhibition includes up to 100 self-portraits, such as a blank black paper, a teenage girl’s diary and a pensioner’s video self-portrait. Channel 4 in a partnership with art institutions and museums across the UK encouraged people of all ages to present themselves as they wanted to be seen by creating a self-portrait including also well-known personalities who supported the campaign.

IMAGE: Baljit Balrow, “My parents see me as Indian and my friends see me as British. I see myself as both British and Indian.” © Media 19/Self-Portrait UK.
The Guardian
Culture 24

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