This image, a self-portrait, is the tangible, visual representation of the mind that created it. The idea for it was inspired by a quote from Oscar Wilde: ‘Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth’. The mask both as a means to hide oneself and as a means to wear a new identity plays an important role here: the first mask covers, while the second shows how, in time, the mask can come to wear you, revealing only the parts it wants seen. The work thus implies the relationship between ourselves and the loss of self, as we try and evade our true nature in the masks we wear.