| Both Sides, 2013
1) a perfectly symmetrical face is most beautiful.
Yet each face, beautiful or otherwise, can be made symmetrical. Thus maybe beautiful.
We give weight to each side of the face, making two faces from one face, two faces from one moment captured by one photograph.
And in within these new forms we see the two characters that are ever-present, embedded in the single face.
The less symmetrical they are initially, the more different the characters suggested by each face. The more symmetrical faces betray their owners more subtly, however, one side proves clearer, the other more inward-looking.
Maybe a person who knows them in real life recognizes one portrait and not the other. Regardless, each is always present (though as a half), and each face is valid.
So, when the owner of the face thinks they present an expression of positivity and openness, the other side has other ideas, frowning.
One side of the face is the other’s elder sister, for example.
The venn diagram explaining the overlapping of left and right sides of the face. We see the common area (C) in real life. Here we give weight to the separate left (A) and right (B) sections, and omit the overlap.