Friday, March 13, 2009

Put Your Foot Down -- Riitta Ikonen

put your foot down installation by riitta ikonen

crayon stub shoe (photo by riitta ikonen)

puzzle shoe (photo by riitta ikonen)

"london based artist riitta ikonen was recently commissioned to create an installation piece through YCN for actionaid’s put your foot down campaign combatting violence against women and helping to end HIV and AIDS. the installation was created using 200 pairs of old shoes donated to the project. ikonen transformed the hundreds of shoes into a special installation that was displayed within the department for international development buildings to coincide with international women's day on march 8th."

Riitta Ikonen Website

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