Entry Title: " I Come From The Future"
Vanessa Walilko
, Evanston, United States
Category: Textile, Professional

Entry Description:

Dimensions when worn: 32" H x 17" W x 7" D. I'm intrigued by how we use objects of adornment to project images ourselves to the world. Our narcissistic identities require
meticulous construction, a process reflected in the construction of the piece. The garment is constructed from 6,000 anodized aluminum scales, each connected by hand with 12,000 anodized aluminum
rings. We use adornment as armor, protecting us from the vulnerability of people seeing us for who we are, but at what cost?

About the Artist: