Community Art Crawl
Second-hand shoes, spray paint, acrylic paint, cut-outs of tapestry on welcome mat
23.5 x 16 inches
Artist: Yekta Çetinkaya
Location: Peach Corner Store (Chinatown)
Family Gathering is the recreation of a visual memory, of piles of shoes, taken off and placed on welcome mats at crowded family gatherings during holiday seasons in the artist’s home country, Turkey. Cutouts from a tapestry are placed inside the shoes, referencing the geographical visual culture.
Photo credit: Rémi Thériault