Brooklyn Museum:
The Rise of Sneaker Culture Exhibition

The Rise of Sneaker Culture is the first exhibition to explore the complex social history and cultural significance of the footwear now worn by billions of people throughout the world. New York City can arguably be considered the birthplace of this global obsession.

Sophia Chang was featured as one of the only female designers included in the exhibition.
A native New Yorker, minority of Taiwanese descent and female.
“Growing up in New York, sneaker culture was part of everyday life. When you met someone new, you peep their sneaker game first above all else. We look at people from the bottom up. Talking, collecting, and comparing sneakers was something I grew up doing with all my friends.” —Sophia Chang Designer & Illustrator

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