viernes, 25 de septiembre de 2015

Sharon kallis y su nuevo proyecto en CACiS

My recent return to making footwear- and this time wearable- was urged on in the urban cloth project, working with Tracy Williams and Mirae Rosner, making sandals with dancers, and then having fun with Rebecca as our research tangent continued. Rebecca in her recent blog post on her own shoe show held this past summer summed up beautifully how shoes as protection from the elements are a metaphor for our relationship with nature- and the need to protect ourselves from nature. 
The idea of a layer between ourselves and the world- our shoe is our first form of defense, and also our most basic layer of disconnect from our surroundings- that layer of rubber, plastic, leather, vinyl- what have you-usually something synthetic- separates us from where we stand.....
Sharon Kallis