noun \dü-ˈa-ləә-tē also dyü-\ : the quality or state of having two parts
“I am conscious of myself and become myself only while revealing myself for another, through another, and with the help of another…”
An evolution of the “Self”.
In my own journey of becoming a self aware subject, I look into the works of 20th century Russian literary theorist, Mikhail Bakhtin. Bakhtin’s theory on self realization through the use of a another is key to giving meaning to ourselves and our art. As I produce my duality self identifying images, I have gotten to know myself better. Through playing multiple roles of myself, I can explore the meaning of this quote.