Cellular ConcreteConstruction Shoes

Construction sites are highly present in the landscape. They shape cities, they can also be unwelcoming places, noisy and space consuming. Due to safety issues these building sites are very closed spaces, where only specific people can access. After trying to access several of these sites, the conclusion arises that being a woman on a construction site is not that ordinary. The way you present yourself can influence how you will be regarded and accepted. With these platforms made of cellular concrete and connected to boots the wearer would be able to grow 30 cm taller, investing the idea that height is related to power in order to be regarded as equal. Engaging itself in a deconstruction of Gender Performance the making process aimed to find a symbolic way to translate a personal experience with construction sites.
©luciegholamLucie Gholam -  Designer Maker2023