"art is the new 'mode (((de vie)))'"
For her performance art works (during Paris Fashion Week at Centre Pompidou, Frieze Art Fair New York, Art Paris Art Fair, etc...) the artist wears her painted canvases to illustrate her revolutionary vision that “art is the new ‘mode ((( de vie )))’”. Based on this seminal work, Anaïs de Contades creates assemblages, paintings, sculptures and videos…
"contemporary art that you can’t wear"
In reference to her performances art in which she wears her painted canvases, Anaïs de Contades creates works of "contemporary art that you can’t wear"(C).
Her works appropriates materials of fashion and clothing that she decomposes, reconstructs or transforms to create “fusions”, as she calls her various types of assemblages… The artist uses iconic items from well known brands such as Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, Off-White as supports. She often uses her signature red thread. Shoes, bags and other accessories become works of sculpture…
“My life is my art and Art is my life”
Often based on her contemporary poetry Anaïs de Contades’s paintings express the experiences of her unconventional life… The red lines and drips in her paintings are similar to the use of the red thread in her assemblages.
“too real to be real”
Follow the daily life of Anaïs on Instagram….
“a day without poetry is a day with out…”
“the camera is my lover”
"The new Rebellion is Romantic!"
The #RomanticRebellion promotes emotionality, spirituality and creativity as a way to challenge the nihilistic tendencies of our time which are often reinforced by the obsession with popularity, the promotion of reality TV “stars”, pornography, and a general superficiality. It is about the search for profound beauty, and human connection. Today we are in an “hyperconnected” world, but at the same time we are less and less connected on a human level...
“my name is FleurSucette”
FleurSucette is Anaïs de Contades nickname and symbol…