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Headspace 10

Self/reflections

Headspace 10 is a national, secondary school art exhibition from all states and territories exploring the theme, Self/reflections, through portraiture.

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Selected images

The Precasso Armoured Butterfly, 2010 by Alicia Mozqueira
The Precasso Armoured Butterfly, 2010 by Alicia Mozqueira
Catch me if you can, 2010 by Jennifer Leonforte
Catch me if you can, 2010 by Jennifer Leonforte
Passing time!, 2010 by Samuel Brien
Passing time!, 2010 by Samuel Brien
Caught under, 2010 by Josie Whitburn
Caught under, 2010 by Josie Whitburn
Sticky portraits, 2010 by Brock Adlington
Sticky portraits, 2010 by Brock Adlington
Aeroplane, 2010 by Najem Aldorki
Aeroplane, 2010 by Najem Aldorki
Nanna, 2010 by Emalee Aloi
Nanna, 2010 by Emalee Aloi
Expressive self portrait, 2010 by Goro Aoki
Expressive self portrait, 2010 by Goro Aoki
Gramps, 2010 by Kate Bath
Gramps, 2010 by Kate Bath
Don't judge me, 2010 by Johanna Beningfield
Don't judge me, 2010 by Johanna Beningfield
The artist's self (fluid), 2010 by Grace Kate Blake
The artist's self (fluid), 2010 by Grace Kate Blake
Invidia, 2010 by Lucy Boyd
Invidia, 2010 by Lucy Boyd
He/She, 2010 by Kim Brandreth
He/She, 2010 by Kim Brandreth
Myself divided, 2010 by Gabrielle Brett
Myself divided, 2010 by Gabrielle Brett
Five spiky hairs!, 2010 by Kieran Buckley
Five spiky hairs!, 2010 by Kieran Buckley
All tied up, 2010 by Holly Campbell
All tied up, 2010 by Holly Campbell
Lucy Knight, 2010 by Oliver Carney
Lucy Knight, 2010 by Oliver Carney
Those on a subway, 2010 by Emma Caskie
Those on a subway, 2010 by Emma Caskie
Mental Reset, 2010 by Andersen Clark
Mental Reset, 2010 by Andersen Clark
Collecting the daily news folder, 2010 by Cameron Clempson
Collecting the daily news folder, 2010 by Cameron Clempson
Blurred, warped, shadowed, 2010 by Amanda Copp
Blurred, warped, shadowed, 2010 by Amanda Copp
Harry, 2010 by Sam Crowley
Harry, 2010 by Sam Crowley
Reflections, 2010 by Markus Dirnberger
Reflections, 2010 by Markus Dirnberger
Self reflection: self portrait in the outback, 2010 by Patrick Doepel
Self reflection: self portrait in the outback, 2010 by Patrick Doepel
Future me, 2010 by Vince Duffy-Richards
Future me, 2010 by Vince Duffy-Richards
Content, 2010 by Louise Edwards
Content, 2010 by Louise Edwards
Growing up, 2010 by Samantha Elliott
Growing up, 2010 by Samantha Elliott
Untitled, 2010 by Mimi Fairall
Untitled, 2010 by Mimi Fairall
Untitled, 2010 by Sarah Gordon-Cooke
Untitled, 2010 by Sarah Gordon-Cooke
25 in 21 million, 2010 by Mark Goss
25 in 21 million, 2010 by Mark Goss
Hidden feelings, 2010 by Samuel Hicks
Hidden feelings, 2010 by Samuel Hicks
Talking to the stars, 2010 by Chelsea Ho
Talking to the stars, 2010 by Chelsea Ho
Self portrait, 2010 by Rianna Holder
Self portrait, 2010 by Rianna Holder
Claire, 2010 by Georgia Hudson
Claire, 2010 by Georgia Hudson
Stealing away, 2010 by Oakley Hunter
Stealing away, 2010 by Oakley Hunter
Grace, 2010 by Louisa Illingworth
Grace, 2010 by Louisa Illingworth
Niko Mimi, 2010 by Adeline Jie
Niko Mimi, 2010 by Adeline Jie
Hat hat hat, eye eye, nose, 2010 by Jacob Kelly
Hat hat hat, eye eye, nose, 2010 by Jacob Kelly
Angus, 2010 by Catherine Knight
Angus, 2010 by Catherine Knight
The story of my life, 2010 by Leona Kosowicz
The story of my life, 2010 by Leona Kosowicz
Myself now, 2010 by Tian Wei Kiu
Myself now, 2010 by Tian Wei Kiu
Inner calm, 2010 by Sarah Kwon
Inner calm, 2010 by Sarah Kwon
Creative dreaming, 2010 by Rick Lake
Creative dreaming, 2010 by Rick Lake
Something to think about, 2010 by Edwina Leeper
Something to think about, 2010 by Edwina Leeper
Daoma Dan (A young female warrior), 2010 by Jiaxin (Lyn) Lin
Daoma Dan (A young female warrior), 2010 by Jiaxin (Lyn) Lin
Horror, 2010 by Forbes Linderman
Horror, 2010 by Forbes Linderman
Memento Mori, 2010 by Oliver Macpherson
Memento Mori, 2010 by Oliver Macpherson
Metamorphosis of Jesse, 2010 by Jesse Marsh
Metamorphosis of Jesse, 2010 by Jesse Marsh
Grandad, 2010 by Briden Mazza
Grandad, 2010 by Briden Mazza
Rose & Reason, 2010 by Lauren McCallum
Rose & Reason, 2010 by Lauren McCallum
Self portrait with friends, 2010 by Jaye McCulloch
Self portrait with friends, 2010 by Jaye McCulloch
Padraig in black and white, 2010 by Padraig McDowell
Padraig in black and white, 2010 by Padraig McDowell
Where we're from - where we're going, 2010 by Stephanie McKinnon
Where we're from - where we're going, 2010 by Stephanie McKinnon
Fitting in, 2010 by Erin Miller
Fitting in, 2010 by Erin Miller
Untitled, 2010 by Richard Milne
Untitled, 2010 by Richard Milne
In you I see me, 2010 by Julia Morgan
In you I see me, 2010 by Julia Morgan
Tenuous threads, 2010 by Claire Murray
Tenuous threads, 2010 by Claire Murray
Jake, 2010 by Jake Newton
Jake, 2010 by Jake Newton
Untitled, 2010 by Jasmine Nuredin
Untitled, 2010 by Jasmine Nuredin
Checkers, 2010 by Natasha O'Brien
Checkers, 2010 by Natasha O'Brien
Nicole, 2010 by Marissa Pagliarello
Nicole, 2010 by Marissa Pagliarello
Self portrait, 2010 by Hasan Palejwala
Self portrait, 2010 by Hasan Palejwala
Effeminacy, 2010 by Yoann Pareja
Effeminacy, 2010 by Yoann Pareja
Queensland, 2010 by Remmy Parsons
Queensland, 2010 by Remmy Parsons
Solar self, 2010 by Oscar Perkins
Solar self, 2010 by Oscar Perkins
Ashley is a puppy, 2010 by Emma Pinferi
Ashley is a puppy, 2010 by Emma Pinferi
Self portrait, 2010 by Huon Porteous
Self portrait, 2010 by Huon Porteous
Reflective identity: William, 2010 by Madeleine Quinn
Reflective identity: William, 2010 by Madeleine Quinn
Self portrait: Shahrom, 2010 by Shahrom Rabinkhah
Self portrait: Shahrom, 2010 by Shahrom Rabinkhah
Words will never hurt me, 2010 by Catherine Ramsay
Words will never hurt me, 2010 by Catherine Ramsay
Self portrait, 2010 by Caitlin Rayner
Self portrait, 2010 by Caitlin Rayner
Testing the water, 2010 by Grace Roberts
Testing the water, 2010 by Grace Roberts
Cowgirl, 2010 by Sarah Robinson
Cowgirl, 2010 by Sarah Robinson
The angry boy, 2010 by Natalie Royal
The angry boy, 2010 by Natalie Royal
Taboo, 2010 by Helen Salter
Taboo, 2010 by Helen Salter
Self portrait, 2010 by Angelo Santolin
Self portrait, 2010 by Angelo Santolin
Self portrait, 2010 by David Scerri
Self portrait, 2010 by David Scerri
Tiger, 2010 by Tiger Scott
Tiger, 2010 by Tiger Scott
Head in the clouds, 2010 by Isobel Sewell
Head in the clouds, 2010 by Isobel Sewell
The re-invention of Laura Sharpe, 2010 by Laura Sharpe
The re-invention of Laura Sharpe, 2010 by Laura Sharpe
Hong Yee, 2010 by Hong Yee Siow
Hong Yee, 2010 by Hong Yee Siow
Unconditional love, 2010 by Claudia Siric
Unconditional love, 2010 by Claudia Siric
Self portrait, 2010 by Stavros Skarmoutsos
Self portrait, 2010 by Stavros Skarmoutsos
Daze, 2010 by James Small
Daze, 2010 by James Small
Here we are two, 2010 by Gabrielle McCabe, Hilary Mannion, Stephen Davidge, Beatrice Drumore, Tyson Pinney, Riley Evans, Brianna Skidmore, Madalene Haddrill, Liam Reardon, Dylan Quinn, Nicholas Grant, Tom Climpson
Here we are two, 2010 by Gabrielle McCabe, Hilary Mannion, Stephen Davidge, Beatrice Drumore, Tyson Pinney, Riley Evans, Brianna Skidmore, Madalene Haddrill, Liam Reardon, Dylan Quinn, Nicholas Grant, Tom Climpson
Age? Sex? Location?, 2010 by Sam Stent
Age? Sex? Location?, 2010 by Sam Stent
Alternative to walking #1, 2010 by Amy Stephens
Alternative to walking #1, 2010 by Amy Stephens
Who carries us?, 2010 by Toby Stuart
Who carries us?, 2010 by Toby Stuart
Lightshow (portraits in motion), 2010 by Christopher Sweetapple
Lightshow (portraits in motion), 2010 by Christopher Sweetapple
Ideas man, 2010 by Philip Taleski
Ideas man, 2010 by Philip Taleski
Self portrait, 2010 by Jing Ling Tay
Self portrait, 2010 by Jing Ling Tay
Me-wolf she-wolf, 2010 by Katie-Rose Tutty
Me-wolf she-wolf, 2010 by Katie-Rose Tutty
Me, 2010 by Brayden Vickery
Me, 2010 by Brayden Vickery
Entrapment, 2010 by Kate Vozella
Entrapment, 2010 by Kate Vozella
The other side, 2010 by Shania Walker and Taylor Day
The other side, 2010 by Shania Walker and Taylor Day
An anthology of hats an Oscar's head, 2010 by Oscar Warfield
An anthology of hats an Oscar's head, 2010 by Oscar Warfield
The oldest seventeen-year-old in the world, 2010 by Annette Wilson
The oldest seventeen-year-old in the world, 2010 by Annette Wilson
Visual reflections, 2010 by Lucas Worony
Visual reflections, 2010 by Lucas Worony
Self portrait, 2010 by Ryan Zhou
Self portrait, 2010 by Ryan Zhou

Related information

Rose’s afternoon delight, 2009 by Rose Hammer
Rose’s afternoon delight, 2009 by Rose Hammer
Rose’s afternoon delight, 2009 by Rose Hammer
Rose’s afternoon delight, 2009 by Rose Hammer

Headspace 9

Self Identities - Making Connections

Previous exhibition, 2009

Headspace 9 is an exhibition of outstanding student self portraits (paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography and media arts) by Year 10, 11 and 12 school students that will engage a national audience.

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