featuring quite distinct sets of flora, the installation attempts to mimic the artificial offering it a functional form. The flowers are culled and adjusted to specific edges, to follow the curves and edges and form a perfectly ‘wearable , single pair of shoes. Although his project featured original works, several of the shoes reproduced by this bio-mimic art form are facsimiles of known brands: Nike, puma et al. And several other, the artist has worked with through his projects.
the 10+ flora shoes were created by New York based florist, who cloaks his indentity to focus on his brand, : which stretches the bondery of the otherwise fragile natural material, exploring floristry, sculpture, and design with an unprecedented style and an anonymous public persona. The installation/ display wears are to feature prominently in any interior as a souvenir, filling up the space with it dazzling arrays of colors.
Mr. Flower Fantastic “MFF” uses his self taught skill to bring an underrated art form to the forefront of pop culture and the world of visual art. raised in Queens, NY, his creative process was influenced by the flowers in his own home as well as flower gardens in his neighborhood environment. MFF’s defiance of not limiting himself to the local seasonal flowers that are not always in bloom are exemplified in his most recent works with tulips, roses, lilies, orchids carnations, and various variety of flowers from ,Turkey, the Middle East, Caribbean, Holland, North America and South America.
MFF’s desire to remain anonymous is his acceptance of the powerful universal gift of flowers to humanity, which he aims to give full presence in his creative art compositions.
“Flowers are said to be the memory knowledge of truth and every seed begins with a flower. Throughout history the exchange of flowers was designed to bring peace. With my art and the platform I have been given, thats exactly what I intend to do.”