TRANSPERSONAL SELF - Studio art assignment related to Shirin Neshat

 

Besides traits that are unique to you, you share transpersonal traits that comprise your group identity.

Describe yourself according to each of the following transpersonal categories. For 'family' for example, list if you are a daughter, son, cousin, ......

Rate the significance of each of the transpersonal categoires in constructing your identity.

Family

Gender

Education

Sexual orientation

Nationhood

Neighborhood

Race

Body type
   
Team fan

Political party

Religion

State of health

Economic status

Age

Generational identity

Marital status

Diet

Taste in art

Taste in music

Taste in fashion

Major or profession

Preferred mode of transportation

Communication device
   

Assignment: Select one transpersonal trait that you rated as very significant. Choose an object or substance that represents this trait. For example, ‘Diet’ could be revealed as tofu or candy. ‘Generation could be expressed as a communication device or article of clothing. Utilize this object as a sign or a symbol within a work of art entitled “My Transpersonal Self.”

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