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Exercise #10 (Inhabiting the uninhabitable), 2018
Laboutin shoes, bean plants, 29 x 29 x 20 cm (aprox).

Laboutin is an iconic name for women’s shoes. Even though the shoes are very beautiful with their classic red sole, they are extremely expensive and very uncomfortable. I say wearing a pair of Laboutin is punishment for the feet.

I had these Laboutin shoes that I could never use, and decided that if my feet couldn’t live in them, maybe plants could. I put some dry beans between moist cotton pads and plants actually grew on them.