MICHAEL WONG
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the antigua project

 In the summer of 2015, a group of Pratt students traveled to Antigua, Guatemala to work with artisans and learn about their craft and culture.

In the summer of 2015, a group of Pratt students traveled to Antigua, Guatemala to work with artisans and learn about their craft and culture.

 Materials were sourced locally from neighborhoods that specialized in a particular craft.

Materials were sourced locally from neighborhoods that specialized in a particular craft.

 Patterns were made in an entirely traditional manner, but the designs were highly contemporary.

Patterns were made in an entirely traditional manner, but the designs were highly contemporary.

 Each shoe was entirely handmade by craftsmen, using simple artisan tools that required more skill than contemporary methods.

Each shoe was entirely handmade by craftsmen, using simple artisan tools that required more skill than contemporary methods.

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