It’s that time of year again! Nike celebrated Air Max Day 2018 (3/26) with an immersive art gallery experience dubbed the “Nike Air Gallery” at Toronto’s Spoke Club on King West.The space was filled with various interpretations of Nike Air technology and the newly released Air Max 270. Four local creatives, dubbed the “Artists of Air,” were to chosen to create and display original works inspired by the shoes.
Designer/digital artist Mike Sunday created a moving graphic that told the origin story of the Air Max 270, photographer Hallie Tut displayed a series of images featuring futuristic-looking shots of the city and select local creatives, artist Maria “Hatecopy” Qamar exhibited custom illustrations in her signature style that paid homage to the shoes and Nike culture and jewelry designer Corey Moranis showed off some of her signature lucite jewelry inspired by colourways of the 270.
Another notable feature of the Air Gallery was a counter featuring several Nike and Air Max Day-themed trinkets – all costing only $3.26 each! We picked up mugs, pins and a car air freshener but there were also bandanas, buttons and select pieces from Corey Moranis’ collection. The final piece of the experience was a 360° photobooth branded with “Air moves Toronto.”
Attendees were seen rocking several generations of Air Max ranging from OG colourways of iconic silhouettes like the Air Max 1, 95 and 97 to new, highly-coveted drops like the Sean Wotherspoon Air Max 1/97, Tinker Hatfield Jordan 3 and ACRONYM VaporMax Moc 2.
Check out some more photos of the “Air Gallery” below.
All photos courtesy of Nike.