The culture of I

jemeyer

Products of capitalism, influenced by Freudian ideas and saturated in media, we are a culture of individuals. I reflect such individualism- the unending search for identity, self-understanding, self-worth, self-purpose and self-gain.

Therefore, identity has become a common theme in my writing and art. Not solely constructed around the idea of self-struggle, but simply because there is a contestant reaffirmation to search and to grow within one’s self. As circumstances constantly change, as your age increases, there is always something new to achieve, to apprehend.

Culturally driven, I surrender to the impulses of my time. Embracing the limitations and circumstances, I wish to understand. That is, to understand myself as an individual as well as myself within the larger cultural context of individuals.

 

Thanks for reading…Bc WHY NOT?

 

My photo is was taken at Sprüth Magers, a gallery in Berlin. The exhibition is called Forever by one of my favorite artists, Barbara Kruger.

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