Take a moment to see the world through another person’s eyes.
Ever wondered what it would be like to be a prisoner of war? To be a sex worker, miner or refugee? Or to have rediscovered love in your eighties? We invite you to take a moment to look at the world through someone else’s eyes.
A Mile in My Shoes is a travelling interactive shoe shop (created by the Empathy Museum in the UK) where you can walk a mile in someone else’s shoes – literally – while listening to them tell a story about their life.
With a diverse collection of over 250 shoes and stories collected from around the world, A Mile in My Shoes invites you on an empathic and physical journey.
"It’s as if you’re a guest in their shoes – honour -bound to listen carefully to their story. In really listening, you imagine. What it is to see land after 21 days on a refugee boat? What does a beer taste like after 17 months in a detention centre? You place yourself in the story. You walk a walk that isn’t yours."
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