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    Submission Open 01.01.2017
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    Submission Closed 15.07.2017
  • We are here
    Selected Projects Announced 28.09.2017
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    Global Grad Show 13.10.2017
Submission Open 01.01.2017
WE ARE HERE Submission Closed 15.07.2017
14-18 November 2017 13.10.2017
Global Grad Show 13.10.2017

NABA - New Academy of Fine Arts

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K’ili’s

K’ili’s is a line of ecologically responsible shoes designed to provide well-fitting, sustainable, customised footwear to Bolivian children.

Employing the same minibus used for Bolivian public transport, the K’ili’s shoe truck tours towns and villages to deliver and customise K’ili’s footwear. Each pair is personalized to its wearer’s specifications, based on a limited set of style options. The shoe’s insole is then measured, cut and constructed from a fully biodegradable material. The material is shaped through a sequence of folds before the outsole is attached with a natural glue. Through designing personalised and utilitarian shoes that allow for the growth and care of children’s feet, K’ili’s provides a transformative remedy to the injuries caused by the ill-fitting and ill-functioning footwear systemic to Bolivian poverty.

NABA - New Academy of Fine Arts

WEBSITE

www.naba.it
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K’ili’s

K’ili’s is a line of ecologically responsible shoes designed to provide well-fitting, sustainable, customised footwear to Bolivian children.

Employing the same minibus used for Bolivian public transport, the K’ili’s shoe truck tours towns and villages to deliver and customise K’ili’s footwear. Each pair is personalized to its wearer’s specifications, based on a limited set of style options. The shoe’s insole is then measured, cut and constructed from a fully biodegradable material. The material is shaped through a sequence of folds before the outsole is attached with a natural glue. Through designing personalised and utilitarian shoes that allow for the growth and care of children’s feet, K’ili’s provides a transformative remedy to the injuries caused by the ill-fitting and ill-functioning footwear systemic to Bolivian poverty.

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