Christina Balch: Selfies and seeing ourselves - one artist’s look in the mirror

About this talk: Every day, we’re surrounded by images of other people. Highly curated portfolios featuring the best snapshots of lives being lived. How does being bombarded with these images ultimately shape how we see ourselves? Artist Christina Balch wants to change the appearance we choose to celebrate, by taking a selfie every day at the ugliest possible time…morning.

About this speaker

Christina is a multi-media artist inspired by feminism, technology and human perceptions. Though trained in drawing and painting, her interests have shifted to commonly used technologies like smart phones and social media as new tools for creating art. Christina works in Global Marketing as an interactive producer, managing mobile and interactive digital products.

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