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.
“Skate 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 can’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