Samantha Humphreys

Art, Photography & Inspiration

Category: Remix & Appropriation

A Perfect Contradiction

This is a piece of artwork I have created in response to a Talenthouse call out for artists. If you like it you can vote for me on both Facebook and Twitter.

Barbie is an iconic flawless doll that oozes perfection, however, she also represents a materialistic lifestyle which raises the question ‘if she was real, would she be happy?’ I was inspired by the singers’ unique vintage style, music and delicate features and I wanted my finished piece to contain elements of these along with some of the charming eccentricities attributed to the fabulous Paloma Faith.

https://www.talenthouse.com/i/458/submission/134584/47eb496c

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No Further Searching

We have developed a dependency on those devices that provide us with all we need to know about the world and they are all we need to let the world know about us. How about if there was nothing more than what was contained within the edges of the box we hold in our hand, no further searching, no further discovering….

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Devices

 

We have become dependent on our devices as a source for everything, I wonder how long it would take if we stopped receiving our news in this way? Would we panic? Would we soon get used to it again?

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Consumed

A tale of consumerism.

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All The Same


An Exploration of the pressure to abandon individuality.

 

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Reduce The Lines Not The Laughter

Monday morning drawing session using drawing and collage

 

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Eliminating Clutter…..

Monday morning drawing session using magazines and drawing

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It’s A Matter of Trust

We shouldn’t be taught that life is perfect.

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Lost

For the majority of us, a satisfied life consists of constant deadlines, constraints, rules, boundaries and a general acceptance that life sometimes isn’t fair.

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I Left Here…My Childhood Bedroom

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  A Glimpse into my childhood, music and Minnie, from the bedroom window.