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NEW SENSATIONS: A CHANNEL 4 PRIZE FOR SAATCHI ONLINE 2010 UK GRADUATES

 
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Sarah Duffy
(29 years old. Born in United Kingdom. Lives in: Nottingham)
Nottingham Trent University

I aim to create ruptures in the way in which people encounter the objects and enviroments that are familiar to them and subvert expectations in order to reveal another layer of "truth" to the things they are shown. Through my work I attempt to examine the gap between the images and representations that dominate life, and the act of physicaly being present within a space. I create cyclical works that begin to fall in on th ...[more]
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Throughout my time at University I have done anything from jumping out of a suitcase and singing Karaoke to appearing in one of my group seminar's entirely via television. I've played warped games of Russian roulette dressed as a cat, curated an exhibition that didn't actually really exist and messed around with an abundance of VHS tapes.

I love ideas and how they develop - Even the agonising struggle to get there. If I were to be picked I would bring something new and fresh along with me. At the moment my head is buzzing with all sorts of ideas and I am currently trying to find some inspiration out of my new life as a call centre drone (painful minimum wage work). I feel like this new source of inspiration is potentially leading me down a very interesting path and although the idea is not as of yet fully formed I can imagine that I might potentially work with answering machines in someway or another.

I am committed to pushing myself and not just simply reusing previous work so I would love this opportunity to transform the dull monotony of my current situation into something exciting and purposeful.
My Artworks (6)
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