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‪#‎iArtMe‬ - Life through my filter
Samantha Laura Kaye

#iArtMe is an exhibition exploring the personal and public through digital mobile photography. 

Taking popular themes and playing with “insta-art-memes”; such as ‪#‎feet‬, ‪#‎food‬, ‪#‎selfies‬ and ‪#‎material‬-love, Kaye document her personal experience and her world through her filter by utilising images taken and edited only on mobile devices and printing them on a variety of mediums to take them out of their digital context and celebrating reel-life in a digital age.

When discussing her process Kaye is quick to defend the belittlement of the insta-art culture that has become prominent in recent years. As early as 1917, the artist Marcel Duchamp broke the insta-art barrier when he exhibited Fountain at the Society of Independent Artist’s exhibition. 
Modern society expresses disdain for a seemingly endless stream of instant and arguably thoughtless lunch photos. It can be argued that these images are too accessible, that anyone can take them, that there is no skill involved.
This again however is nothing new, in Andy Warhol’s endless replicas of Campbell Soup Cans, or of Marilyn Monroe’s face, he was encouraging his audience to question mass replication and consumerism. Warhol employed a team to carry out his silk-screens and assist with the “manufacturing” of his work. 
As such, recent media is only following trend, President selfies therefore shouldn’t really be met with shock; quite simply tiresome consumerism still seems to dictate our everyday lives. The difference is that now as we collect followers and networks become so huge the issue of access and accountability is met with the issue of responsibility- if we can connect in a more personal capacity within such a public realm. 
How much can the personal self: consume, document, filter and share within a shrinking public space in a genuinely unique manner?

#iArtMe plays with this reality, and Kaye seeks to reminds us that behind every filter is an individual me appreciating life! Kaye has utilized a variety of mediums and printing styles – all of which have been facilitated by MyCamera.co.za to display digital art in a more traditional context and to try to make the viewer think beyond the digital capabilities of their own snaps and experiences.

To join this appreciation Kaye invites you to participate by snapping your own images in the exhibition space – editing and shooting only with your mobile device. All submissions should include the hashtag: #iArtMe and express appreciation for @mycamera_co_za on twitter – without whom this exhibition would not have happened.

Samantha Laura Kaye is an artist living in Cape Town. To purchase any of the artworks in the exhibition please call Nia on: 082 623 1287 or email: artandunion@gmail.com. With any funds raised through the artunionauction Kaye has decided to donate art supplies to local schools. artunionauction is supporting social enterprise initiatives in South Africa through partnership projects, to know more please visit our facebook page.

Thanks go to all involved - especially Mycamera.co.za and &union for supporting local artists.
 - support  #iArtMe  on Facebook and Twitter :)
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Whoever manages these twitter accounts, I applaud you! <3 http://www.buzzfeed.com/scottybryan/this-is-the-best-twitter-conversation-you-will 
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So you think you cannot bake??
You probably can and are probably just making these 5 newbie mistakes READ and SHARE 
1) Your butter and eggs need to be at room temperature. This means that your butter is not runny, but it is soft. If your butter is too cold, the same way it would not spread on bread, it will not “spread” over your other ingredients, and your cupcake cannot have the silky texture that you and ...
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Please share and comment on my post if you havce anything to say :) http://vimeo.com/m/73309084 #musicvideo  
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And so it begins... featuring Giuseppe Russo and Samantha Laura Kaye - share and if you want to see more comment on the video :P
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A commercial 60 second edit of "Double Helix" for Cannes Lions 2013
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I prefer this to Miley's version - what  do you think? http://www.samanthalaurakaye.com/2013/11/we-cant-stop-vintage-1950s-jukebox-cover/
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Tu-pac didn't get me excited – but a hologram strip-tease where her clothes flutter away like gemstones, a celebration of the very sexual feminine power Louboutin evokes through his shoes… #yesplease. Share and Enjoy: Print · Digg · del.icio.us · Facebook · Google Bookmarks · LinkedIn · MySpace ...
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Are you going to be in Cape Town this Saturday night? Do you enjoy listening to live music? Do you dig Rock n Roll? Do you wish you had more exposure to local music? Are you too broke to afford entrance to a club this weekend? Would you like to buy me and my friends tequila?
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You HAVE to watch this :)
Please comment on my post on my site if you have something to say about it: http://www.samanthalaurakaye.com/2013/09/defined-lines-a-feminist-rebuttal-to-robin-thickes-blurred-lines/
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The Hunt - share and enjoy :) #Opel   #OpelOPC   #hunt   #slkaye  
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Occupation
Hair and Make-Up Artist, Stylist, Actress, Model
Employment
  • Samantha Laura Kaye
    Actress, Model, Hair and Makeup Artist, present
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Currently
Cape Town
Previously
England
Story
Tagline
Idealist. Cat. Adventurer. Baker. Mischief Maker.
Introduction
Samcat is an idealistic adventurer. 
Faced with a limited number of days before death, Samcat chooses to live every day as if it is her last, embracing spontaneity and adventure. To facilitate this lifestyle, she avoids a 9-5 and opts for freelance work instead. 
This freelance work includes, but is not limited to: acting, writing, modeling, hair and makeup, personal shopping, food orders via #thenomness, social media strategy and activation and event planning.
Bragging rights
Black Sails 2014, GQ Tope 10 Models of 2012, Sports Illustrated NMS top 10 2012, FHM's favourite blogger (as named in their September 2013 issue)89th Sexiest woman in the world according to FHM South Africa 2011, survived death defying falls and accidents (9 lives come in handy), ex chess champion, UCT maths olympiad gold receiver, can bake almost anything. Can create chaos from order in under 30 seconds. Was once described as human catnip.
Education
  • University of Cape Town
    present
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Gender
Female
Other names
Samcat, Lady Kaye, Sunshine, Flower, Flowerface, Snow White, Trouble.