adidas Originals presents the second chapter in an ongoing collaboration with Daniel Arsham – ‘Hourglass’, a brief movie exploring the artist’s fascination with identification and expertise via the lens of cultural ephemera. As soon as once more taking the viewers on a journey of discovery, intrigue and exploration, the second movie is a continuation of the narrative turning its consideration to the “Current” to disclose components of the artists inventive course of and particulars of his collaboration with adidas Originals and the second sneaker within the collaborative collection. Half-documentary, part-work of fiction, ‘Hourglass’ is a movie informed in three elements depicting the previous, current, and future.
Chapter two of ‘Hourglass’ continues to discover the notion of societies expectations about time specializing in the current. Because the movie jumps from previous to current, the presence of an hourglass stays an iconic image that connects every fleeting second in time. This time round, the journey continues in Rio the place Arsham has traveled to prep for his zen backyard undertaking. The plot unfolds to disclose tensions creating with the upcoming set up. Interlaced with scenes from the previous, the movie depicts Arsham who’s transported again to his childhood solely to disclose reminiscences which have knowledgeable his inventive observe right this moment. The documentary model format and movie therapy additional blends and distorts ones understanding of linear time creating an environment of mystique and encapsulates the spirit of Arsham’s inventive work.
At moments all through the movie, Arsham reveals the second sneaker, the PRESENT within the collaborative collection with adidas Originals. Rigorously chosen supplies boast a monochromatic execution, the ‘New York PRESENT’ model is uniquely identifiable with a matte gray neoprene higher and BOOST tooling and bears the signature co-branding of adidas Originals and Daniel Arsham. The adidas Originals by Daniel Arsham ‘New York PRESENT’ will change into a shoe of the second and be obtainable globally on December ninth, pre-launch at KITH Miami December eighth.
ARTICLE NAME: DANIEL ARSHAM, NEW YORK PRESENT
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