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Presentation
Flashlight Glimpses: Autobiographical Art as Self-Fashioning
Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC), University of Guelph (2010)
  • Matthew Ryan Smith, University of Western Ontario
Abstract

I am interested in how and why autobiographical visual art moves us through our past. In other words, works of this genre return us to the memories of our individual histories, our lived experiences, and helps us in the negotiation of our present lives.

Keywords
  • self-discovery,
  • visual art,
  • autobiographical art,
  • autobiography,
  • Lisa Steele,
  • UAAC,
  • Mark Twain,
  • flashlight glimpses,
  • identity
Publication Date
Fall October, 2010
Citation Information
Matthew Ryan Smith. "Flashlight Glimpses: Autobiographical Art as Self-Fashioning" Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC), University of Guelph (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/matthewryansmith/17/