BTS have inspired millions to examine Jung’s theories, some of the more notable discussions include examinations of the Ego, The Persona and the Shadow; but how do BTS go about disseminating their reflections on Jung’s theories? In some instances BTS use recurring images and symbols. In this video essay Jasmine explores how BTS use reflections, portraiture and mirror imagery to confront ideas of their own Egos, Personas and Shadows and, in some cases, the very audience that watches them.
Jasmine introduces a new framework to look at BTS through how they use reflections in storytelling. She employs three main paradigms to various reflections in BTS related media and examines what these modes of expression attempt to portray to the audience.
About the Author
Jasmine comes from a film and visual cultures background. She shares her thoughts and ideas on her YouTube channel; JJ Got The Jams.