ART IDEAL Magazin Issue 3
By the Circle Foundation for the Art
My Page p.74
Title: Memory- Sneaker 2022
Media: Wool Fiber
Dimension: 26 x 10 x10 cm 10”x4”x4”
Using wool fibers, I punched needles and hardened them into the shape of my worn-out sneaker. Looking at the history of clothing, luxury was valued as a symbol of wealth and power rather than comfort. People have endured wearing high heels and corsets to look beautiful even though their legs and waist hurt. The Oiran clogs I made before this work are so tall and heavy that ordinary people cannot walk on them. In modern times, the code of clothing has become much looser. In creating this work, I observed my sneaker, and was surprised to find that a single sneaker had a variety of designs as well as functionality. I think sneakers that can be stylish without pain are a good new perspective.
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