Hikaru Cho – Body Painting Illusions

Body painting artist Hikaru Cho creates incredible optical illusions on her subjects bodies utilizing not only the paint to manipulate the viewers eye, but the light source as well.

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Emma Allen – Ruby

Emma Allen created an animated self-portrait exploring the idea of rebirth and illustrating the transfer of energy from one incarnation to another. Allen painted this stop frame animation on myself over a period of 5 days, using some face paints, a mirror and a camera.

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Inspired Tattoo Portraits

Inspired is an artistic and journalistic project about tattooing. Inspired takes an active interest in the individual and gives a unique perspective on what it means to be tattooed today. The project aims to explore the psychological dimensions related to this singular art by emphasizing the creative process.
Tattooing is a matter of experiences and emotions. Inspired recants the experiences that have motivated these choices and highlights the diverse artistic influences behind them. Animated by a very personal aesthetic, Inspired promotes tattooing as an art and as a visual identity in constant evolution.
Tattooing is a way of life, and those who follow it give insights into their world through interviews, photographs and videos, realized in partnership with BIIMPROD.

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Imme van der Haak – Beyond the Body

“My work focuses on altering the human form by affecting its figure with just one simple intervention. Photos of the human body are printed onto translucent silk which will create the possibility of physically layering different bodies, ages, generations and identities. In a dance performance, the moving body manipulates the fabric so the body and the silk become one, distorting our perception or revealing a completely new physical form. The movement then brings this to life.” – ww.immevanderhaak.nl/”>Imme van der Haak

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SekretCity – Body of Work

SekretCity is a company started by Christopher Askew which holds an incredible body of work that ranges from american traditional tattoos to cult inspired jewellery. Mr. Askew’s work is sure to please and has a lot of options for fans to support. The paintings are solid, the tattoos are tight, the jewellery is beautiful and the apparel is fashionable. We think it’s undoubtedly worth a long trip over to SekretCity’s site.

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Ronit Bigal – Body Scripture

“Using black Indian ink Israeli artist Ronit Bigal skilfully and meticulously wraps parts of her subjects skin in calligraphy that’s made up of Hebrew scriptures taken from Biblical texts. The abstract images are often left looking like landscapes as the tiny lettering follows the contours of the body.” – MyEdol

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