Name, first nameFIXY, FloraYear of birth1986UniversityECALField of Interest / research fieldProduct / Object DesignTitle of projectfootwear and social tribesAbstractFootwear allow us to move and experience the environment. It is the principle intersection between body and earth. It has both functional and cultural role : Shoes must adapt to the physical terrain and also to the social one. The shape of a pair of shoes is first of all an answer to users interests and needs. It is influenced by terrain, region and climate but also religion, class status, profession, gender, sexual preferences, group membership, cultural places, moral values…TutorsAnniina Koivu ; Bethan Laura Wood