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the workshop story IKUNTJI SNEAKERS

23 August 2016
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When I arrived at Ikuntji artists for this workshop, we hadn’t prepared anything whatsoever. It’s when I got there, after a few words with Chrischona, the centre manager, that our project was born. Ikuntji artists has a superb collection of paintings, and there was in the reserve of the nearby shop a container full of old sneakers. It all went smoothly from there: asking artists to reproduce their paintings on sneakers. So I chose from the paintings the ones that…

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the workshop IKUNTJI SNEAKERS

22 August 2016
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Living paintings! This is the project I’ve done with Ikuntji artists, the aboriginal art centre located in Haasts Bluff, in the middle of Australia. Here are our series of pictures: paintings with human legs wearing shoes. Thanks to all the young women who accepted to let us take pictures of their legs for these images.                …and to discover the story behind the workshop, it’s right here !!!…

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