Protesters display a huge shoe effigy prior to hurling it at the Israeli Embassy at Manila's financial district of Makati city on Tuesday Jan. 6, 2009 in continuing protest against Israeli attacks in Gaza. Protesters condemned both Israel and the United States for the alleged 'brutal and bloody all-out military invasion of Gaza' and urge the United Nations to sanction Israel for bombings. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
It's barely 6AM and already a banner day for the MESAR. This event, obviously, reminds one again of Claes Oldenberg, but this coordinated absurdist street activity is unmistakably patterned more after the work of Oldenberg's cohort, Happenings conductor Allen Kaprow. And, thus, another obscure movement is revived by the crafty shoe artists.
Here they are hurling their creation: