In her self-portrait series, LAURA _ AkiÓ-> , portrays herself in unusual scenarios, revealing us a unique world of singular places, full of mystery and enchantment.
In this series, Laura Carvalho raises questions about our self-image awareness by creating in her own photographic representation a self-portrait like LAURA _ AkiÓ->. Understanding the term self-portrait as the reproduction of her self-image, Laura Carvalho explores in this series what she believes to be her true ‘self’, LAURA _ AkiÓ->.
LAURA _ AkiÓ-> means in Portuguese, Laura here, what means that, Laura is, where she is – “IamwhereIam”.
Going against the oppressive idea of normality, the composition of each picture, underlines the idea “IamwhereIam”at the same time as it suggests to the viewer the creation of his own narrative.