Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Shoeffiti Project, Barcelona

"Just as graffiti or street art, “shoeffiti” (hanging used trainers1 from overhead telephone and electric cables around town) has gone global. There’s been a lot of talk about what it means. Whether it came about to mark out turf, to flag hotspots, the sale of drugs, the death of a gang member or just as a fetishized homage to some jaunt, for me, isn’t so important. But ... it’s turned out to be the new urban metaphor.
Greenery grows. Life within shoes.... Greenery as metaphor for the path ahead."

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