NEW UTILITY & ARTISTRY
IN BRAZIL OBRA MEANS CONSTRUCTION WORK OR WORK OF ARTOBRA AND ARTISTRY—Working in association with New York Art Department and other cultural partners, OBRA aims to promote and produce exciting cultural projects and commissioned product editions. Stay up to date and receive advance notifications on our upcoming Artist Editions by joining our mailing list below.
OBRA EDITIONS | EDITION #01
KATSU | SPLASH
OBRA LOW WRAP TOE CANVAS, RUBBER, NYLON, EVA, INK, MICROFIBERDesigned by infamous vandal and new media artist KATSU, the OBRA Low Wrap Toe SPLASH are made by carefully overlaying the added rubber SPLASH outerwall design by hand before our vulcanization process begins.
PERSONA ABSTRACTA | JOÃO SALOMÃOTo celebrate its Brazilian ties, OBRA worked with artist João Salomão aka PIXOTE and New York Art Department to produce Persona Abstracta, a depiction of João in process in his studio, set to the sounds of Som, released by Brazilian group Persona in 1975.
João Salomão | @joaosalomao_art
PIXOTE | @themrpix
New York Art Department | @NYArtDepartment
OBRA FOOTWEAR COUNTER at TUFT
in collaboration with STILLE.From May 15th until June 15th, TUFT barbershop will host the OBRA Footwear Counter featuring a selection of best selling styles. Shoppers will be able to try on the sneakers and purchase them to be shipped to their address of choice.
The sneakers were displayed on shelving by Brooklyn-based STILLE Furniture.The company debuted the patented furniture system on the occasion of NYCxDesign 2019.
STILLE is made in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
13 Stanton Street
New York City (map)
7 days a week, 1-7 pm
OBRA | oobbrraa.com | @oobbrraa
TUFT | tuftbarber.com | @tuft.nyc
STILLE | stille-life.com | @stille.life