IPSO FACTO by Mary-Ellen Belleville


Medium: Packaging cardboard, fabric, thread.

Dimensions: 30 x 12 x 21cm


The Latin term ‘ipso facto’ translates as meaning by that very fact or act : as an inevitable result.  In creating this girleen I had in my mind’s eye the marble sculptures that are often placed outside law courts in the cities.  I’m sure I’ve seen one somewhere that has a blindfold over the eyes – blind justice.  Sometimes the law baffles me – what justice?

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