A Critical Art Analysis of Mikhail Bakhtin’s Philosophy of Activity and Passivity in the Self and the Other

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A Critical Art Analysis of Mikhail Bakhtin’s Philosophy of Activity and Passivity in the Self and the Other in (name of photo and artist here)
This critical art study will analyze the interrelated identity of self and the other that arises within Mikhail Bakhtin’s philosophy as it occurs in the photograph of (artist name here) Often, the interrelated features of Bakhtin’s self and the other are brought together in the pose provided by being the photographer and the model in this photo. By understanding Bakhtin’s own sense of relativist relationship between these two identities, they often merge into a single entity as the persona acting in the photo and the artist passively taking the photo. These are the various ways in which Bakhtin’s...
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.....r in relation to Bakhtin’s philosophy of art. By understanding the role of self in the photo being tied to my own individual identity (and with my hand placing me on the bridge), the collective ‘other’ in this picture remains the black and white background of the city. By understanding the passivity of my own image in the photo, I also realized Bakhtin’s theory on the active voice needed to empower my photography as a living medium. These are the ways in which the passive an active voice of self and the other are defined in this photograph. 
References:
“Are you Self Centered?” 2009. Jmcho.com. http://jmcho.com/woodykwon/gs/module09/session_03.html
Bakhtin, Mikhail. Toward a Philosophy of the Act. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1993