Kang S. Lee, a Korean artist based in Mexico City, has created a collection of sculptures paying tribute to the iconic Nike Dunk shoes. He’s very enthralled by sneaker culture, calling it “one of the most exciting and fast-changing phenomena in youth culture today.”

Photo: Design Milk

Photo: Kang S. Lee

Photo:Design Milk

Photo: Kang S. Lee

Photo: Design Milk

Photo: Kang S. Lee

You can check out more pics of ceramic shoes and the artist’s philosophy behind the concept at Lee’s Flickr page dedicated to the art project.