Pioneering self-love, the artist, known as The Female Warhol, has risen to a prominent figure on Instagram through her appealing viral eloquence. Utilising the social platform as a medium, the anonymous artist examines the understanding of emotion.
I create images for people who don’t know how to put their feelings into words because it’s something I did to help me understand my own.
The Female Warhol
Her work addresses social anxiety, mental health, and relationships expressed in manipulated images, empowered by her philosophy; she uses signs and words’ cognitive power to engage with the viewers’ consciousness.
The Female Warhol is a contemporary artist, embraced by modern society for her principles of emotions. In this interview, we learn more about her creative process, inspiration, and what’s next for her as an artist.
Q: For those who don’t know you, can you please introduce yourself
A: The Female Warhol
Q: What is your inspiration, and why do you do what you do?
A: I create images for people who don’t know how to put their feelings into words because it’s something I did to help me understand my own.
Q: Can you tell us about your creative process?
A: I try not to think too much about it and just let how I feel or think about the world that day lead me to a message that I may or may not end up sharing.
Q: What is the reason behind your fusion of social media culture, vulnerability and mental health in your works?
A: Making people feel valid.
Q: What was the first piece of art you made that cemented your path as an artist?
A: I wrote one of my first quotes on an ugly garbage truck. It sybmolized that people still want the truth even if it’s ugly.
Q: What is your favourite piece?
A: I don’t have one
Q: What do you think about the current state of the art world?
A: I don’t think about the art world as much as I think about things like existence, what being human feels like and potato chips.
Q: What role does the artist have in society?
A: To create something that makes people feel; to create something that makes them feel.
Q: What impact do you think Instagram has had on art?
A: I think art has had an impact on instagram. A tool is only a tool if you use it correctly.
Q: Which artists have caught your attention in the last five years?