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The Rise of Sneaker Culture

17 May 2017

More than 150 rare and iconic sneakers are on display in Perth at the international exhibition The Rise of Sneaker Culture. It is the first exhibition to explore the complex social history and cultural significance of the footwear worn by billions of people throughout the world.

Bull Creek resident, Lee Ingram, is an avid collector or 830 pairs of sneakers which all live with him in his home. A selection of his collection will be on display at the exhibition.

ABC News recently featured him in an article which you can read here : http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-19/perth-sneake...

The Rise of Sneaker Culture is at the Art Gallery of Western Australia AGWA from 14 May to 4 September 2017.


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