Remi Rough & Pimp My Sneaker
As well as helping to create London’s larget mural (as seen on the CR Blog), street artist Remi Rough has recently curated this Australian sneaker-art exhibition featuring the work of 20 renowned international artists...
The exhibition, held at the Chadstone shopping centre in Melbourne, invited select artists to express their creativity and to 'capture the colour of street art' using a pair of sneakers as a blank canvas. The complete list of artists involved include Remi Rough (UK), System (UK), Dabs Myla (Australia/USA), Philip Lumbang (USA), David Shillinglaw (UK), Prefab77 (UK), Billy Alex (Germany), Handiedan (The Netherlands), Jaybo Monk (Germany), SheOne (UK), Mr Penfold (UK), Fist (UK), Fantome (UK), Laser 3.14 (The Netherlands), Derm (UK), Pixel Pancho (Italy), Darren Henderson (Australia), The Cloud Commission (UK), LXone (France) and Juice 126 (UK).
Shown below (in order of appearance) are sneaker artworks by Remi Rough, Dabs Myla, Fantome, Mr Penfold, Prefab77 and SheOne. Visit the Chadstone website to see more detailed images of all the shoes created for the project, plus additional interviews with the artists. Chadstone are also running two competitions alongside the project; the first to create the inspiration (by making a Pinterest board) for a Remi Rough mural in Melbourne, and the second to win the original custom sneakers from the show. Full details of for both competitions can be seen here
Pimp My Sneaker
Chadstone Luxury Precinct
10 May-03 June 2012