Gallery: Shoe-Shaped Wooden Birdhouses Hang Over Urban Power Lines Like...

 
The pieces were made by gluing layer upon layer of thin wood to create orb-like modules. Bermudez was careful to use environmentally friendly glue, and FSC-certified wood in the process.

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  1. amnesiatic October 17, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    I don’t know if the shoes-on-a-powerline carry the same meaning in Norway as they do in the states – but if they did, how long till cops start mistaking them as drug markers?

  2. dshock1 October 16, 2011 at 10:53 am

    i think it’s brilliant. taking something that may have a negative stereotype and turning into a positive one. well done.

  3. CraftyGal1965 October 13, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    While I love the idea of more birdhouses, I am concerned that using the sneaker which is a negative image a bit disconcerting. Sneakers have been a part of the Graffiti concerns as they are most often used in “marking” a house as a place to buy drugs. It is just not appropriate to use this particular piece.

  4. eyeonyou1 October 12, 2011 at 5:36 pm

    seems strange to immitate something that isnt very pretty in the first place ? why not make wooden versions of plastic bottles to put on the beach for crabs to live in?

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