Self Portrait (on Fire Island)
Self Portrait (on Fire Island) is a 5 frame gif drawn from 16mm colour film shot in the 1960s/70s.
The image is of the artist as a young man posing in red swimming trunks. He holds a defiant still pose, which is animated by
the natural variations in the vintage film image.
Whether or not this is an image of the artist is difficult to determine. It seems more likely that
Self Portrait (on Fire Island) is intended as an ironic comment of the modern idea of the selfie, body consciousness and the
Colour gif from 16mm film