19 June 2012

The Converse Blank Canvas Project

Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars creatively customised by Australian artists and designers. Photographs by Andrea Higgins for artisan.
The Converse Blank Canvas Project is a part of our upcoming exhibition Reboot: Function, Fashion and the Sneaker, and involves classic Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars customised by some of Australia's leading artists and designers.

The Project will launch this Thursday 21 June at 6pm along with Reboot, and the shoes will be sold by auction during the exhibition period. Stay tuned for more auction details!

We've been blown away by the creativity and innovation of the artists and designers involved. Above is a sneak peek of a handful of the shoes that will be on display. Amazing, right?

Artists/designers involved in the Converse Blank Canvas Project are:
  • Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan
  • Jason Bird
  • Dean Brough
  • Rob Corless
  • Sebastian Di Mauro
  • Christian Duell
  • Simone Eisler
  • Paul Fairweather
  • Rafael Gomez
  • Dai Li
  • Alexander Lotersztain
  • Charles Robb
  • Rebecca Ross
  • Wade Schaare
  • David Shaw
  • Gail Sorronda
  • Simone Tops
  • Sam Tupou
  • Judy Watson
  • Benjamin Werner
 See you at the exhibition!

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