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.
Ben Heine was born on June 12, 1983 in Abidjan, Ivory coast. Heine is a Belgian multidisciplinary visual artist. He is best known for a number of works innovative works including this one, “Flesh and Acrylic”.
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.
“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
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.
“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
We all know, whatever your sexual orientation is, the female body is not only beautiful but a vessel for the procreation. Alexandra Sophie‘s conceptual photography series entitled “Jardin Fleuris” plays on the role that pubic hair that surrounds a woman’s…flower.
Danny Quirk is an artist and illustrator who brings the weird, gruesome and surreal to life by painting what appears to be the insides of people on their skin to give the appearance flesh is being ripped off.
As you know Holton Rower does these extravagant pour paintings that are massive and colourful. They seem to resemble like a bright and vibrant tree stump, each grain being a new colour. Here, he decided to use a woman and not a canvas to create a performance masterpiece.
If you have seen Chooooosan‘s work before, you know how sort of creepy but extremely awesome it is. Well, here’s some new optical artistic illusions to enjoy. Warning: may cause inspiration to draw on yourself.