Sometimes a person says something to us and we find it hard to believe them. Then another person says nothing at all, yet it's as if we can trust them with our darkest secrets. Body language is a powerful way of conveying messages. Our intuition responds to it a great deal more than to the spoken word. The hands are particularly expressive when it comes to non-verbal communication, hence, this is my humble attempt try to capture some of the non-spoken words artistically.

This series is a side product of me creating one self-portrait a day for a year in 2011. All self-portraits can be seen, here.










For the entire Flickr Set, please visit here.

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Tags: art, baseema, body, communication, hands, talking

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Comment by Nini Baseema on May 30, 2011 at 2:28pm
I think the first thing we all get to see in our lives is the pair of our mother's caring hands. I truely believe that therefore we are extremely sensitive to hand gestures as they remind us on that somehow subconsciously... Thx very much Stephen and Alyssa for stopping by and your comments!
Comment by Alyssa Anda on May 30, 2011 at 11:58am
Definitely moving. I love the style of the picture. It adds to the body language.
Comment by Stephen M. Barrett on May 29, 2011 at 5:32pm
Very nice indeed. Moving.
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