Edition of 55
Nicolas Fontaine's ironic collages comprise elements of both glam rock and abstract expressionism. They arouse confusion in spectators, a confusion that is in tune with the sense of fragility and total dispersion that accompanies events in the modern world.
“I chose Transmutation #5 as a base for the design for the vertical movement and its transformative qualities. The transmutation intended in the picture is happening at a energy level where consciousness reach it’s full potential. The title of the shoe’’ As Above So Below, is a famous Hermetic quote that connects the realm of matter to the spiritual one. From our feet anchored to the ground, we transmute ourselves to reach the upper spheres of consciousness. These shoes are made to open the ground below us creating a vortex at each step that lift us upward to another dimension.”