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Why were there pairs of red shoes in Birley Street?

Posted on - 20th June, 2015 - 3:23pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Events, Preston City Centre
Elina Chauvet's red shoes

Elina Chauvet’s red shoes Pic: Tony Worrall

Hundreds of bright red shoes littered Birley Street on Saturday as a reminder of the lost physical presence of women.

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Elina Chauvet’s artwork is put on by The Birley art gallery and studios.

The shoes were in place between 11am and 4pm.

Passers-by stopped to snap pictures of the red shoes Pic: Birley Gallery

Passers-by stopped to snap pictures of the red shoes Pic: Birley Gallery

Within the art gallery Georgienna C Ainsworth was creating live textile art.

The Birley Studios was recently listed in the Hannah Directory which showcases the best arts venues in the North of England.

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