We can't get enough recycled skate art at SHFT. Currently on show at plsmis gallery in Tokyo, Haroshi creates a series of playful artworks making use of old skateboards and broken decks.
â€œSkate decks eventually see its life shortened by snapping, cracking and/or wearing out. Purchasing new decks is a never ending cycle and this was evident by the tower of old decks that were reaching to the ceiling of my room. We canâ€™t throw away these decks because they hold sentimental meanings to us. I looked at these unusable decks every day and thought there must be something I can make with these..." MORE
More information on the exhibition here.
-James Wong (Via Slamxhype)
Photos by Brandon Shegeta