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Grad student Mary Hale models the Monumental Helium Inflatable Wearable Floating Body Mass she designed for Give Me Shelter, an advanced visual-design course. “She who dons this suit gains its lightness and freedom by assuming a culturally undesirable physical proportion–a volume at least 10 times greater than her actual size,” says Hale. Inflation of the plastic-dropcloth-and-electrician-tape ­pantaloons requires a 15-minute bond with the Shop-Vac.

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MIT graduate student Mary Hale demonstrates her monumental helium inflatable wearable floating body mass.
Credit: Brandon Roy

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