excerpt from Mirror Sequences, 1969-70
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In 1968, when I began taking self-portraits, I was concerned with the body:
more specifically, with my body, and with my body in relation to my friends' bodies. I had no other way to measure the world. Lacking an identity, or any way to judge my separation from others, I began with my physical self. This would later prove inadequate, but it was a beginning. In the last few years, since the deaths of Felix and Jorge, my attention has returned to the body, to my body and to theirs, as the residue of what was.

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