10. My Life Jacket by Mary-Ellen Belleville

Medium: Neoprene, silk, cotton,  repurposed wet suit,  garments, brass wire, plastic, repurposed tie-dyed and machine embroidered taffeta.

Height: 85 cm

Artist’s Statement: My Life Jacket is designed to clothe me for the myriad circumstances of life's journey.  It is both my armour, my buoyancy, my comforter with its silky softness and warmth.  Within it I have secreted precious memories.  When I put on this jacket I can weather life's storms.


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