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Security Blanket
Security Blanket
Mask, bed frame

Collaboration between Ya-chu Kang & Christian Nicolay

The name of the work Security Blanket is come from kids who haven't bonded well with their mothers—psychologists call it "insecurely attached"—will stay behind with an adored security blanket, according to a study. The work presents a quilt, which is made by thousands of masks with soft colors such as light yellow, light blue, light pink, light green and grey. The masks present the safety security protection, which have be used for resist the harmful gas, smell and spray from outside environment to the people who wear them. Actually, it is a establishment of security sense in psychology. Even some super starts were wearing them to hide themselves in public. The work presents the security sense and alert protection condition between life and death, public and private, safety and dangerous, comfort and distress.