Farewell, physics?

A photo posted by Pejac (@pejac_art) on

Hurl shoes into the air and click that time-freezing stopwatch from The Twilight Zone, and you’ll have something akin to the bizarre, gravity-defying sneakers popping up above London’s streets.

Downside Up” is the latest installation from artist Pejac, last seen carving poignant murals into the crumbling walls of a Palestinian-refugee camp. “For my first ever London public intervention I thought of doing something very high end,” Pejac jokes on Instagram. He calls the four shoe sculptures he put around the city a warm up for his solo show in London the last week of July.

“If I saw that in real life i would be so scared like ‘ahh there’s no gravity on this spot!” writes one fan. Here’s another spot where the rules of the universe seemingly don’t apply:

A photo posted by Pejac (@pejac_art) on

H/t StreetArtNews

About the Author

Most Popular

  1. A rendering of Quayside, the waterfront development now being planned for Toronto.
    Solutions

    A Big Master Plan for Google's Growing Smart City

    Google sibling company Sidewalk Labs has revealed its master plan for the controversial Quayside waterfront development—and it’s a lot bigger.

  2. a photo of commuters on Oakland's Bay Bridge.
    Transportation

    Can Waze Convince Commuters to Carpool Again?

    Google’s wayfinding company wants to help drivers and riders find each other on its navigation app—and ease traffic congestion along the way.

  3. Life

    McDonald's Restaurants Are America's Ultimate 'Third Places'

    Americans have fewer and fewer spaces to gather. That’s where nuggets come in.

  4. Anthony Bourdain in 2001, when he was still the chef-owner of Les Halles in New York City.
    Life

    Urbanists Could Learn a Lot From Anthony Bourdain

    The work of the acclaimed chef and writer, who has died at 61, provides a model for a truly inclusive urbanism based on the creativity of all human beings.

  5. Maps

    The Squirrel Census Answers a Question You Weren’t Asking

    How many squirrels live in New York City's Central Park? Finding the answer was surprisingly complicated.

×