Campbell Thomas, Barbara

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Love, labor, skin & blood 2021 174 Through photography, film, and personal experience I learn to weave together a self-portrait of the slow, uncomfortable process of shedding my identity to transform into a new identity, Mother. This thesis is a puzzle in which the pieces are laid out...
Mapping realities & cultivating belief 2014 1016 Reality is flexible and personalized. As you become, it becomes. In her 1922 classic, The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams reminds us that once a thing becomes real "It can't become unreal again, it lasts for always." My thesis work is an extension...
Bodies and bombs 2011 1031 What happens when we are able to distinguish between a house and a home? As a child, I was confronted with the disappearance of people and things. As an artist, I attempt to figure out what to make as everyday I am left with the residue of reality in...
Spontaneous trail: mapping the moment 2019 236 My artistic research involves paper and cellophane as media for performative acts of drawing and encountering. The paper undergoes a metamorphosis from a site of reflective space to a physically animated space and, as it does so, it embodies transfor...
Silent occupants 2019 315 The purpose of this thesis is to explore themes of self, suffering, and the ambiguous notions of paradoxes. Through an investigation of the monumental, I am examining what it means to erect, assert, deteriorate, and fall in tandem. While using exampl...
Little sister 2019 286 Little Sister rediscovers the excitement, discomforts and the absurdity of growing up as a girl. There is one girl who dictates this story. She is the little sister, and she is the inspiration within my newly created world. She is the version of myse...
You will be with me in paradise 2023 110 This MFA thesis explores my personal experience of being born and raised in a fundamentalist religious cult, and the aftermath of leaving the cult. My practice is interdisciplinary, using drawing, painting, installation, and stop motion animation tog...