THE IMMORTAL CYCLE OF AN ICON, JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS
J-Shaped Body Bag
A celebration of JacquelineKennedy Onassis' birth as an icon through the assassination ofPresident John F. Kennedy. Still Remains examines the iconography ofNovember 22nd, 1963 through the cycle of life/death/birth-- preservingthe moment when Jackie and her pink suit 'shaped the shift' indefinitive American, gender and fashion culture.
In producing and curating this multi-disciplinary project, my objectiveis to serve as a contemporary voice to our nations ongoing struggle ofa national identity. Furthermore, this body bag is meant to serve as asymbol of cultural preservation; to represent the First Lady's heroicinstincts and to act as a continuation of the her signature fashionincarnations and intangible legacy.