Samuel Pickett

Waste Dyed Chore Jacket

Prompt: Produce a piece of our choosing relating to a specific set of systems and strategies also of our choosing.

Sustainably sourced cotton fabric from the 1940s along with dye from food waste make up this chore jacket. The jacket plays off the strategic system of our planet’s resilience and comparing that to the resilience we give sentimental objects. Then creating a garment from already existing yet forgotten objects, in turn, giving them a new life.