Capri in Tangerang

AQB Budapest

AQB, Budapest, 2019

Capri in Tangerang (Her Sneakers)
Video, 45 mn, 2011 
Produced by One Fifty Productions, Vienna/Montreal, in association with ruangrupa, Jakarta

A sequel to My Sneakers - the 2001 video where Blum traveled his Nike sneakers back to Indonesia to figure out where they really came from. This time, it's the artist's daughter's shoes that prompt him to return to Jakarta. While echoing My Sneakers and its investigative drive, Capri unravels as a reflection on time passing and the dialectics of permanence and change. Factories are still producing sneakers, but the world around has completely changed …

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