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the Shadow Tales:

ENVY ~ the inner critic

29h x 16w x 16d    SOLD

Porcelain, leather, bone & rooster feet in barbed wire cage

 

The inner critic is a concept used in popular psychology to refer to a superpersonality that judges and demeans a person. Usually experienced as the voice that supports the feelings of inadequacy, worthlessness and guilt;  jealous and resentful of others successes,  she cleverly undermines self confidence. As Critic, ENVY is a child-eating demon…beautiful & clever, sabotaging the very thing that has the potential to amend. This is why I keep her restrained.  Being caged, she loses her destructive power and is transformed from demon to a resourceful arbiter.

 

“Beware the song

 

this Siren sings,

 

enchanting as it seems….

 

She lifts you up

 

with words of praise,

 

but leaves you on your knees.”

 

stefanie vega – dollwerx artist