Calling all sneaker fanatics, sneaker enthusiasts, sneakerheads, and sneaker fans. Legendary air personality, sneaker author/designer/historian, award-winning filmmaker and former professional basketball player in Puerto Rico, New York City native Bobbito Garcia is a freelance creative who has put an indelible footprint on multiple urban movements including the sneakerhead culture. Bobbito, aka Kool Bob Love, will discuss the early days of sneaker collecting, with Accessories Design faculty members Ellen Goldstein-Lynch and Gregg Woodcock and Social Sciences faculty members Yuni Kawamura and Dan Levinson Wilk.
Sponsored by the UCE of FIT and the schools of Liberal Arts and Art and Design.
This event is free and open to the public.
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