The Photograph Gallery
Kang S. Lee is a Korean artist dwelling and dealing in Mexico Metropolis, Mexico. He has created a brand new collection of sculptures paying homage to the Nike Dunk sneaker. The ultimate collection will consist of fifty to one hundred items and he’s contemplating the Vans Unique, Converse, and Adidas Celebrity for his subsequent tasks.
From the artist:
Sneakers are probably the most thrilling and quick-altering phenomena in youth tradition right now. Sneakers moved out of the world of sports activities and have become half of popular culture, in addition to road and excessive style. They’ve additionally earned cult standing among the many critical wearers and collectors, adopted by a collection of restricted editions, collaborations between sport-shoe corporations, and designers/artists.
My sneaker venture, modeled from a restricted version of Nike Dunk from my very own assortment, participates within the city sneaker tradition by means of the artistic prospects of the sneaker-type. It additionally challenges its extraordinarily quick-altering and fame targeted scene through the use of ceramics, probably the most conventional and labor-intensive mediums. Viewers will be capable of benefit from the particulars and patterns on the ceramic sneakers, while with the ability to query what’s behind the shape by observing the varied deformations of the items that always interact our feelings.