This project was focused on physical / psychological struggles against pain . Titled ' Hurt / Heart ' , as in two different vocabularies signifying two separate meanings but somehow make us think external / internal beings of human , closely linked to each other .
Research was taken starting from the history and structures of braces , the devices used to modify deformed body for medical purposes - to pictures of injuries , ancient tales about ' heart ' , and so on .
The shoes are made mainly from vegetable tan leather using wet-mould technique . Surfaces of the shoes are padded with cosmetics for texture , and the heels are carefully hand-carven from wood .