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MANUFACTUUR 3.0 | by Z33 House for Contemporary Art
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Eugenia Morpurgo & Sophia Guggenberger - AnOtherShoe

in C-mine designcentrum in Genk


How can we produce shoes in a way that relies on short, local chains of supply and an open production line?


AnOtherShoe is a long-term research project towards new ways of producing, consuming and designing. Eugenia Morpurgo and Sophia Guggenberger have developed an experimental open production line for custom-designed shoes. An open online production platform with laser cutting and 3D printing facilities enables the user to download shoe designs and assemble their own designs from separate parts. If a part becomes worn out in use, the shoe owner can “print” a new copy in a local workshop/FabLab and so repair the shoe. AnOtherShoe also presents a concrete case study for the detailed development of new business models. The project demonstrates the challenges and possibilities inherent to the future short-chain production of shoes and other products.


During MANUFACTUUR 3.0 Eugenia Morpurgo and Sophia Guggenberger are organizing a workshop on 1 & 2 December for students at the LUCA School of Arts, C-mine campus, Genk. The workshop focuses on new models and the further refinement of existing shoe designs.


AnOtherShoe prototypes


In collaboration with LUCA School of Arts, C-mine campus, Genk, and FabLab Factory


photo: Kristof Vrancken


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Taken on October 4, 2016