Current Location:
South Apartment D -> 1st Floor (bldg D)
Location Notes:
South D; 1st fl., Entry Rm. 115, N. Wall

Tree Hugger

Artwork
Identifier:
2010.33.2
Artist:
Bethany Nolin
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Digital Print
Date:
2010
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 20 in Width: 13 in
Description:
Digital Photograph of a man with dreadlocks who has bright green leaves on his face in the shape of a mask. He is holding a large pile of dirt in his hands. He is wearing no shirt.
Historical Context:
"The face may be a good identification of the body, but is certainly not the soul. The face is the most recognizable feature on one's body, hence the choice for mug shots, driver's licenses, and other forms of photo ID. What I believe makes up the "soul" of one person is their interests, personalities, hobbies and other similar traits. These aspects really define who a person really is, not what the person looks like. By physically masking the face with objects that reflect the above-mentioned traits, I create a duality that conceals the identity of the person, but uses the face to reflect each person's 'soul'." -Bethany Nolin