Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Sneakers As Sculpture

Recently shown at Gallery Speak For in Shibuya, Tokya was "Tenki" an exhibit of reconstructed sneakers by artist Mita Shiniti. Using stark white Nike Dunk hi-tops, Shiniti has removed the rubber sole allowing the shoes to be used as flexible and formed pieces of leather, opening up unlimited possibilities for re-stitching them back together in unusual ways.


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