Heather Agyepong, ego death – improvisation, 2022

6 minutes 36 seconds

Heather Agyepong shares a behind-the-scenes video of the making process behind her new commission for Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 4.

ego death is a project inspired by psychiatrist Carl Jung’s concept of ‘The Shadow’. According to Jung, the shadow is composed of aspects of one’s personality deemed inappropriate, that have been shamed and repressed, generally during childhood and adolescence, by family, education, social norms and other external factors. Heather has recently been working to discover and explore her own shadow; confronting, and making peace with it through this body of work.

Visit the exhibition at Jerwood Space until 10 December 2022, plan your visit, here.