Sneakers Used As Plant Pots …
If you are sat staring at your sneakers that are past their best, and dreaming of the days when you unboxed them, their life isn’t over yet! Michel Blazy is resurrecting sneakers left, right and centre in the name of art. Over the course of his creative career, Monaco-born artist Michel Blazy has worked with organic mediums, integrating botanical life and greenery into everyday objects. The vegetation planted inside the sneakers will go through the stages of growth and decay. so you can experience and observe the cycle of life as it takes shape within the humble sneakers.
“Paris-based artist Michel Blazy is no stranger to integrating botanical life and greenery into various everyday items. For his latest exhibition, Blazy re-purposed sneakers as plant pots.
Dubbed “Collection de Chaussures” (shoe collection), the installation was designed for this year’s Venice Art Biennale. The shoes, showcased on tiered plinths, can thus be seen filled with soil and plant life, and are surrounded by lights on all sides.”
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