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Dirk Vaessen

Dirk Vaessen is a Dutch  Artist/Designer/Craftsman, who entered a footwear course age 15 in order to learn how to make high heels in his size 45, back then they were almost non-existent because it ‘wasn’t normal’. At Artez University of the Arts (BA Product Design) And London College of Fashion (MA Footwear) he developed further as an artist and activist against normalisation. In his works he always explores and reacts on the boundaries of our society and expresses himself in self made artefacts and footwear. In order to start a conversation about how human beings want and can be human.