Sam Wallis: Questionable Inedible

At Blackpool Social Club we are all about supporting creatives and new graduates in Blackpool: photographers, artists and musicians pushing boundaries and exploring new realms, proving just how cool Blackpool is. Meet photographer Sam Wallis, whose passion for surreal photography and digital manipulation caught our eye.

Questionable Inedible - Sam Wallis
Questionable Inedible - Sam Wallis

Sam Wallis: In recent years the scientific community has proven plankton’s ability to digest the smallest of ocean plastics, aka microplastics. With plankton at the bottom of the food chain these findings raise questions over the effect this may be having human health.

By creating a visual link between mass produced, polymer-based items and the food that we farm and consume, I am asking the viewer to question the role in which society plays in the health of future generations.

Utilising Photoshop to combine my own images with those sourced online sits the project firmly in the post photographic whilst paying homage to earlier artistic styles such as collage and appropriation. 

Questionable Inedible - Sam Wallis
Questionable Inedible - Sam Wallis

About Sam

Sam Wallis (IAMSAM) is a photographer and digital artist based in the northwest of England. He’s been working freelance for the past 6 years covering mainly weddings and events. He has also recently assisted Sean Conboy and Moy Williams.

He is currently continuing his studies via Karl Taylor Education and the Open University whilst looking forward to starting his Masters in September 2020. Sam is available for commissions, exhibits and collaborations as well as professional second shooting and assisting, take a look at his contact page to get in touch.

To see more of photographer Sam Wallis’ work, you can visit his website or follow him on Facebook or Instagram.
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Questionable Inedible - Sam Wallis
Questionable Inedible - Sam Wallis
Questionable Inedible - Sam Wallis
Questionable Inedible - Sam Wallis

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