http://www.intercitystudio.com/ recently commissioned awesome sneaker customizer Alex Nash to create a piece of artwork as part of the inspiration Ingenuity project. The project revolved around a competition the Havana Club are running based on the theme of Inspired Ingenuity (the way they see the spirit of the people of Havana). The competition is taking place over the first six months of 2011, challenging artists, musicians and other creative talents to takes the everyday and turn it into something special. A winner will be picked each month, and the final winner will win a trip to Cuba.
To help promote the competition, Intercity commissioned three artists to create a piece of work that takes the everyday and turns it into something special. Nash's brief was simple: take the everyday and turn it into something special. His answer was to transform a pair of all-white Nike Air Force 1âs into a fully functional set of 'Sneaker Speakers'.
These would look awesome on my desk :)
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 9:17pmJPK revists the animal that's been a symbol of bravery for at least 2600 years. In contrats to his previous lion custom, this one trades savage for regal and steps up to the 8" Munny platform.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 4:41pmThe fine people at myplasticheart are presenting When Hell Freezes Over 2, a group exhibition featuring custom one-of-a-kind pieces based on Lou Pimentel’s original character – Junior.
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 9:40pmJPK gets anatomical in his latest custom, which uses Arvik Vilmansa's 8" MICKIV as a base. Given free rein by the collector who commissioned the piece, Jon-Paul put his fine-lined brush skills to the test. The movement and clustering of the muscle fibers are really impressive.