Communism, construcive architecture, man as a machine, as a tool. Turning the machine on together in the interests of the greater good. What would it be like if man existed solely to serve the purposes of the shoe? Does the shoe still need mankind in order to be a shoe? As a designer, Dora Kloppenburg adopted these hypothetical issues as the basis for her collection (2012), while she also carried out research into constructions driven by human locomotion.
© Dora Kloppenburg, photo Lonneke van der Palen