Demaking the High Heeled Shoe

  • Alex  Murray-Leslie
Part of the Springer Series on Cultural Computing book series (SSCC)


This article is by the co-founder of the trans-disciplinary art band Chicks on Speed (COS) a collective working to blur the boundaries between academia, pop music, new musical instrument design and theatrical fashion. She suggests that ‘demaking’ the high heeled shoe to create new forms of expressive audio-visual foot devices, a process which changes the usual purpose of shoes and associated stereotypes of high heeled shoe wear.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex  Murray-Leslie
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  1. 1.SydneyAustralia

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