ALL MY FRIENDS ARE SUPERHEROES
“Countless lives inhabit us.
I don’t know, when I think or feel,
Who it is that thinks or feels.”
Ricardo Reis (Fernando Pessoa)
I’m curious about the definition and interpretation of the alter ego and the expression of another version of oneself.
Coming from the Latin, ‘alter ego’ means ‘other I’; a second self, an alternate personality, a constant companion, a trusted friend or another identity (secret or not).
What consciousness one wants to present to the world? Are alter egos a bridge between what we are and the possibilities of who we might be?
I tried to look for answers at Comic Con conventions in London where anyone can be whoever they need to be.