Isabelle Cochereau’s self-portrait series entitled “SELF,” includes 17 collages created between 2008 and 2009. The city of Montreuil, France chose the self-portraits for one of four exhibitions in 2010. What attracts me to these pieces is the amount of layering and overlapping patterns, contributing to a kind of visual nostalgia. The elements used in each of the pieces are extremely varied, from typography, handwriting, sketches, photographs, textures, and magazine illustrations or cut-outs. The self-portrait, “The Meninges,” (third down from the top) was purchased by the Municipal Art Collection of Montreuil, and will be presented in future exhibitions.