twin (noun)
1. something consisting of two corresponding parts
Drawing on my experience growing up a twin to a male counterpart, this series is a springboard for me to explore the common misperceptions around sexual characteristics, preferences, age, color and roles. Although I use old photographs of my face, the work in the Twin series is not autobiographical; it is, instead, an examination of the multiple layers of identity and sameness in the act of being someone else. Despite clues found in the work, the viewers are left to question the authenticity of what they see, raising issues of reality and construct.
The images are at once insightful and amusing, holding a mirror up to contemporary society, reflecting social, historical, and ontological questions. 
Despite the “sameness” of the heads, each conveys a different mood and raises different questions, unraveling the idea of "the self."
 

The Day Twins Became Adults
2012-2016
Digital Print
Arlene Rush Twins Digital Print
Twins Visit George Washington (Diptych)
2012-2016
Digital Print
Arlene Rush Twins Digital Print
Twins Go Dog Crazed
2013
Digital Print
Arlene Rush Twins Digital Print
The Twins Day
2002
Digital Print
40"h x 30"w
Arlene Rush Twins Digital print with frame
Twins Madame X
2002
Digital print with frame
40"h x 30"w
Arlene Rush Twins Digital Print
Awards Dinner
2002
Digital Print
23"h x 30"w
Arlene Rush Twins Digital Print
Twins IV
2002
Digital Print
40"h x 30"w
Arlene Rush Twins Digital Print
Twins III
2002
Digital Print
40"h x 30"w
Arlene Rush Twins Digital Print
Twins II
2000
Digital Print
40"h x 30"w
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