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ZAPATOS ROJOS

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Today I had the pleasure and the burden to know the Mexican artist Elina Chauvet,on the occasion of the exhibition “Zapatos Rojos”,  Red shoes.  The public art project, which will appeal to citizens to express their solidarity with women who have suffered violence.It comes from Ciudad Juarez, frontier town between Mexico and the United States, where every year are killed, raped or disapper hundreds of women (584 women killed only in 2010). It is ‘from here that Elina Chauvet, four years ago, with the 33 pairs of red shoes begins to bring her message into the streets of the World, Mexico, Texas and now in Italy.Footwear red,  symbol of every woman there is no more and to say stop to gender violence.

The installation is now in Italy, Bergamo until May 15, everyone is invited to bring a pair of women’s shoes red, painted or to paint.

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Elina Chauvet  has chosen my own shoes to take with herself in Mexico. I’m really proud to have contributed to this important project.

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14 Comments

  • Reply Coco

    Ci porteró le mie! Ma anche tu tesoro sei di BG?
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    12 May 2013 at 22:35
  • Reply Dania

    Very original and great photos and project!

    Thank you for your visit, kisses!

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    13 May 2013 at 00:20
  • Reply Sam @ Frills & Thrills

    This is such an interesting concept and so great that it highlights such an imperative cause! I appreciate you taking the time to stop by and comment. May your week be a great & productive one!

    13 May 2013 at 01:08
  • Reply Fabrizia

    Che be progetto!!
    Torna presto a trovarmi su Cosa Mi Metto???
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    13 May 2013 at 11:55
  • Reply Chocolate Rose Style

    Woow che bello!
    Chocolate Rose Style

    13 May 2013 at 14:21
  • Reply Paola

    Davvero interessante questo progetto!!!
    Buon inizio settimana Nicky!

    13 May 2013 at 15:01
  • Reply Antonella C'est moi

    Ma che meravigliaaaaaa…splendide foto bacio

    13 May 2013 at 15:01
  • Reply Kim of A Very Sweet Blog

    I love the cause and what a beautiful statement it makes. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful week.

    13 May 2013 at 16:02
  • Reply Benedetta

    Ahahah troppo divertente, davvero un’idea carinissima! ;D

    Baci,

    Benedetta

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    13 May 2013 at 16:13
  • Reply couturetrend

    Che belle foto!

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    13 May 2013 at 17:57
  • Reply Thechilicool

    Bellissimo progetto!

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    13 May 2013 at 20:22
  • Reply Francesca R

    Dai che installazione originale!!! Io me le portavo via tutte le scarpe!!!
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    13 May 2013 at 20:29
  • Reply Clara Turbay

    it´s awesome!

    14 May 2013 at 02:00
  • Reply Francesca R

    sai che mi sa che il mio commento di ieri è finito tra gli spam? 🙁
    avevodetto che me le sarei portate via tutte queste scarpe!!

    14 May 2013 at 10:24
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