Popularized by George Gervin, the Blazer was Nike’s first shoe designed specifically for basketball - an innovation that pivoted the trajectory of the brand, sport and culture at large.
These Prole Drifted Blazers, anointed in a proprietary silver deposit process, symbolize the evolution of what began as utility equipment ascending class to luxurious status symbol as the bourgeoisie adopted basketball culture.
Power - an interactive installation that challenges our device obsession with a simple exchange: the Power station will charge your phone but as long as its connected, will play a slideshow of photos from it. Literal power for figurative Power
HoldOut - the greatest iPhone game in the history of iPhones - and games.
8" x 6" - laser etched brass plates, set stones, gold leaf
the artifice of luxury as historically animated by the proletariat
MOONSHOT VS.001 is a limited edition urethane and rubber basketball embellished with a half-phase silver deposit process developed specifically for this release. The silver treatment’s design mimics the gradient burn of a space shuttle’s atmospheric reentry and nods both to the zenith arc of the namesake shot and the metaphorical material anointment associated with class ascension.
Available now at LiterallyBalling.com
satirizing art-flippers with $10,000 scratch tickets at Context art fair
bevel stained glass, gold foil
a series of short films adapted from dan rhodes wonderful book "anthropology and a hundred other stories"