Seatbelt on while seated, life jacket under your seat

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Seatbelt on while seated, life jacket under your seat. Sept 2001. Utrechtse Kunstmanifestatie. Janskerkhof. Utrecht. Holland
Site-specific installation. An old chair wrapped with rosaries. There is a seat belt attached to the sides and a life jacket attached underneath. At the back can be read “Seat belt on before taking off and landing, life jacket under your seat.”

The Chair Rosary

Give me a chair to rest,
give me a truth to believe,
give me a belt to tie myself to my belief,
give me a life jacket to be safe from the world.
Seat belt on before taking off and landing, life jacket under your seat.

I have a chair to rest,
I have a truth to believe,
I have a belt to tie myself to my belief,
I have a life jacket to be safe from the world.
Seat belt on before taking off and landing, life jacket under your seat.
(repeat both 10 time)

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