United Brands for World Peace: The Nike burqa?

Converse, an exhibition of works by Czech collective Pode Bal at Divus Unit 30 in London, is an unlikely product-design show, combining "notorious symbols of Muslim and 'Western' cultures into an unseen system of products in order to strive for their joyful coexistence that would please all consumers." This togetherness-through-consumerism notion is reflected in so-called "United Brands for World Peace" that include a Nike burqa, Gore-Tex turban and a Victorinox edition of the jambia dagger used in Qatar and Yemen. Converse is on view through August 1.

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