EGOUpdate - could it be the most interesting show so far?
"What do you work with".Why is that so often the first question we ask when we meet someone new, after we asked their names? Is how someone is making a living what defines them? Should that really be the first question?
Erik Kessels My Feet 2015
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Maybe we should ask what they are passionate about instead?
"Where are you from?"
David Slater Monkey Selfies 2014
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And why are you that person? What defines us?
What makes us who we are?
And do we remain the same through life?
And are we alone with this notion of an ego, a self image?