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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Me and Myself

We all experience an inner dialogue. We have a mental image of ourselves that we are talking to almost every moment of our life. We discuss just about anything: hopes, troubles, Sunday shopping, memories from the past, what the person standing next to us thinks about us. Every person’s identity is split into two parts, “me” and “myself." The project is exploring the interactions of these two different sides of the same person and idea the of the duality of a human mind and self-discovery. Often, one of these parts is our inner critic, the one that comes up with all the fears, excuses and negative thoughts. This “me” can make us fail at anything since this voice will never be happy. It’s the job of the other part, “myself," to recognize the negative delusion and turn it into healthy, positive thoughts, bringing peace to our minds.

TAGS: Art, Estonia, Female, Harmony, Manipulated, People, Twins, Women

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Helsinki, Finland
Member since 2016
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Photo of the Day: 07.30.19 Editors' Pick Finalist Altered Images Winner
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© Dasha Pears.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 6425
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: July 21, 2019, 6:16 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Tallinn, Estonia