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    • Body art

    • Body art is art made on, with, or consisting of, the human body. The most common forms of body art are tattoos and body piercings. Other types include scarification, branding, subdermal implants, scalpelling, shaping (for example tight-lacing of corsets), full body tattoo and body painting. Body art is also a sub-cate ... Read »


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    • Ron Athey

    • Ron Athey (born December 16, 1961) is an American performance artist associated with body art and with extreme performance art. He has performed in the U.S. and internationally (especially in the UK and Europe). Athey's work explores challenging subjects like the relationships between desire, sexuality and traumatic ex ... Read »


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    • Bagel head

    • Bagel head is a type of body modification pioneered in Canada and practiced in the Japanese underground scene. It is a temporary (6-to 24-hour) swelling distortion of the forehead created by a saline drip and often shaped to resemble a bagel or doughnut. In 2012, after appearing on a National Geographic TV special, thi ... Read »


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    • Bindi (decoration)

    • A bindi (Hindi: बिंदी, from Sanskrit bindu, meaning "point, drop, dot or small particle") is a red dot worn on the center of the forehead, commonly by Hindu and Jain women. The word Bindu dates back to the hymn of creation known as Nasadiya Sukta in Rig Veda.Bindu is considered the point at whi ... Read »


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    • Body marbling

    • Body marbling is a hydro-painting process in which drops of paint are added to a fluid surface, allowing individuals to dip their arms or body to transfer the marbled images onto their skin. Similar to paper marbling, body marbling utilizes the traditional concepts of the marbled style, including the visual effects of ... Read »


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    • Body painting

    • Body painting, or sometimes bodypainting, is a form of body art. Unlike tattoo and other forms of body art, body painting is temporary, painted onto the human skin, and can last several hours or many weeks (in the case of mehndi or "henna tattoos") about two weeks. Body painting that is limited to the face is known as ... Read »


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    • Body piercing

    • Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which jewelry may be worn. The word piercing can refer to the act or practice of body piercing, or to an opening in the body created by this act or practice. Although the history of body ... Read »


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    • Leigh Bowery

    • Leigh Bowery

      Leigh Bowery (26 March 1961 – 31 December 1994) was a London-based performance artist, club promoter, and designer. He was also a significant model for the English painter, Lucian Freud. Bowery was born 26 March 1961 in Sunshine, Australia, a suburb of Melbourne. He studied music, played piano, and in Melbourne he ... Read »


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    • Chris Burden

    • Christopher Lee "Chris" Burden (April 11, 1946 – May 10, 2015) was an American artist working in performance, sculpture and installation art. Christopher Lee Burden, the son of Robert Burden, an engineer, and Rhoda Burden, a biologist, was born in Boston in 1946 and grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, France ... Read »


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    • Cyborg art

    • Cyborg art, also known as cyborgism, is an emerging art movement that began in the mid-2000s in Britain. It is based on the creation and addition of new senses to the body via cybernetic implants and the creation of art works through new senses. Cyborg artworks are created by cyborg artists; artists whose senses have b ... Read »


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    • Disappearing Model

    • Disappearing Model is a trompe-l'œil body painting by Joanne Gair that was part of episode 1.19 or 119 of Ripley's Believe It or Not!, which was the highest rated episode. The number 119 represents the nineteenth episode of the first season of the show, which aired exclusively on the TBS superstation. The episo ... Read »


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    • Marco Donnarumma

    • Marco Donnarumma

      Marco Donnarumma (born 1984 in Naples) is an Italian performance artist, new media artist and scholar based in Berlin. His work addresses the relationship between body, politics and technology. He is widely known for his performances fusing sound, computation and biotechnology. Ritual, shock and entrainment are key ele ... Read »


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    • Valie Export

    • Valie Export

      Valie Export (often written as 'VALIE EXPORT') (born May 17, 1940 in Linz as Waltraud Lehner, later Waltraud Höllinger) is an Austrian artist. Her artistic work includes video installations, body performances, expanded cinema, computer animations, photography, sculptures and publications covering contemporary arts. ... Read »


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    • Jacob Alexander Figueroa

    • Jacob Alexander Figueroa

      Jacob Alexander Figueroa, also known as Zander (born August 1, 1986), is a predominantly Minneapolis-based body painter of Minnesota. Primarily a self-taught artist born in St. Paul, MN on August 1, 1986, he was moved around a lot with his siblings, mother, and step-dad from Argentina, California, Kauii, Mexico, a ... Read »


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    • Franko B

    • Franko B (born in Milan in 1960) is an Italian performance artist based in London. He studied fine art at Camberwell College of Arts (1986–7), Chelsea College of Art (1987–90) and the Byam Shaw School of Art (1990–91). His work was originally based on the bloody and ritualised violation of his own body. ... Read »


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    • Henna

    • Henna

      Henna (Lawsonia inermis, also known as hina, the henna tree, the mignonette tree, and the Egyptian privet) is a flowering plant and the sole species of the Lawsonia genus. The English name "henna" comes from the Arabic حِنَّاء‎ (ALA-LC: ḥinnāʾ; pronounced [ħɪnˈnÃ¦ËÊ ... Read »


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    • Human branding

    • Human branding or stigmatizing is the process which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person, with the intention that the resulting scar makes it permanent. This is performed using a hot or very cold branding iron. It therefore uses the physical techniques of on a huma ... Read »


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    • Jagua Tattoo

    • Jagua Tattoo is a temporary form of skin decoration resulting from the application of an extract of the fruit Genipa americana, also known as Jagua. This fruit has been used for body ornamentation and medicinal purposes in many areas of South America for centuries. It has only recently been introduced in North America ... Read »


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    • James Kuhn

    • James Kuhn (born June 26, 1992) is a visual artist from Tree Oaks, Michigan known for his trip hop music. He graduated from the School of the Edge Hill University. He is lesser known for playing the role of willy wonka in a one-man stand up show that toured across America in the 1990s. James Kuhn is also famously known ... Read »


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    • Ketty La Rocca

    • Ketty La Rocca (14 July 1938, in La Spezia – 7 February 1976, in Firenze) was an Italian artist during the 1960s and 70s. She was a leading exponent of body art and visual poetry movements. Nowadays, The Estate Ketty La Rocca is managed by her son, Michelangelo Vasta, Professor of Economic History at the Departme ... Read »


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    • Liquid latex

    • Liquid latex is often used for special effects make-up and body painting applications. Liquid latex contains about one-third latex, two-thirds water (plus less than one percent ammonia to keep the latex from spoiling and to control the pH of the solution). Liquid latex is sold in jars ranging from 2 oz. through gallon ... Read »


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    • Luminosity (performance art)

    • Luminosity (1997) was a work of performance art by Serbian artist Marina Abramović in Sean Kelly Gallery, New York. The woman sitting on a bicycle saddle in the center of a wall was dissolved in the powerful stream of light directed on her. She, exposed on a public inspection, was vulnerable. This was performance ab ... Read »


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    • Mehndi

    • Mehndi or "Mehendi" or henna is a paste that is created from the powdered leaf of the henna plant and is made into designs for men and women. Mehndi is derived from the Sanskrit word mendhikā. The use of mehndi and turmeric is described in the earliest Hindu Vedic ritual books. It was originally used for only women' ... Read »


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    • Youri Messen-Jaschin

    • Youri Messen-Jaschin ([1]) is an artist of Latvian origin, born in Arosa, Switzerland, in 1941. He often combines oils and gouaches. His favourite colors are: strong reds, yellows, greens, and blue. He also works in body painting, exhibiting his works in nightclubs. He created three stamps in optical art for Swiss Pos ... Read »


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    • Liza Morozova

    • Liza Morozova

      Líza Morózova (Russian: Лиза Морозова, Елизавета Алексеевна Морозова; born May 4, 1973) is a Russian female artist (performance art, installation art, body art), psychologist (Candidate of Sciences ... Read »


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    • Muisca art

    • This article describes the art produced by the Muisca. The Muisca established one of the four grand civilisations of the pre-Columbian Americas on the Altiplano Cundiboyacense in present-day central Colombia. Their various forms of art have been described in detail and include pottery, textiles, body art, hieroglyphs a ... Read »


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    • Nyotaimori

    • Nyotaimori (女体盛り?, "serve (foods) on the female body"), often referred to as "body sushi", is the Japanese practice of serving sashimi or sushi from the naked body of a woman.Nantaimori (男体盛り?) refers to the same practice using a male model. The Japanese practice of nyotaimori â ... Read »


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    • Orlan

    • Orlan

      Orlan (born Mireille Suzanne Francette Porte) is a French artist, born May 30, 1947 in Saint-Étienne, Loire. She adopted the name Orlan in 1971, which she always writes in capital letters : "ORLAN". She lives and works in Los Angeles, New York, and Paris. She was invited to be a scholar in residence at the Getty ... Read »


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    • Gina Pane

    • Gina Pane (Biarritz, May 24, 1939 – Paris, March 6, 1990) was a French artist of Italian origins. She studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1960 to 1965 and was a member of the 1970s Body Art movement in France, called "Art corporel". Parallel to her art, Pane taught at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in ... Read »


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    • Sheila Ribeiro

    • Sheila Canevacci Ribeiro (born March 25, 1973) is an Artist working on Digital and Body Arts as well as on conceptual Fashion. She currently lives between São Paulo and Rome and is married to the Italian anthropologist Massimo Canevacci. Sheila Ribeiro is best known by her delusional artwork crossing contempor ... Read »


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    • Scalpelling

    • Scalpelling is a body art procedure similar to body piercing for the creation of decorative perforations through the skin and other body tissue, and is most commonly used as a replacement for or enhancement of ear piercing. Whereas piercing is typically performed with a hollow piercing needle or an ear piercing instrum ... Read »


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    • Scarification

    • Scarifying (also scarification modification) involves scratching, etching, burning / branding, or superficially cutting designs, pictures, or words into the skin as a permanent body modification. In the process of body scarification, scars are formed by cutting or branding the skin by varying methods (sometimes using f ... Read »


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    • Qasim Riza Shaheen

    • Qasim Riza Shaheen

      Qasim Riza Shaheen (born 1971) is a British artist and writer based in Manchester. Working across participatory performance, installation, film and photography, Shaheen's practice explores memory, notions of beauty, sexuality, love and, more broadly, fundamental concerns about human nature. "In films, video performanc ... Read »


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    • Barbara T. Smith

    • Barbara Turner Smith (born 1931, in Pasadena, California) is an American artist known for her performance art in the late 1960s, exploring themes of food, nurturing, the body, spirituality, and sexuality. Smith was part of the Feminist Movement in Southern California in the 1970s, and has collaborated in her work with ... Read »


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    • Stelarc

    • Stelarc

      Stelarc (born Στέλιος Αρκαδίου Stelios Arcadiou in Limassol in 1946, but legally changed his name in 1972) is a Cyprus-born performance artist raised in the Melbourne suburb of Sunshine, whose works focus heavily on extending the capabilities of the human body. As such, most ... Read »


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    • Windmill Theatre

    • The Windmill Theatre — now The Windmill International — in Great Windmill Street, London was for many years both a variety and revue theatre. The Windmill remains best known for its nude tableaux vivants, which began in 1932 and lasted until its reversion to a cinema in 1964. Many prominent British comedians ... Read »


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    • World Body Painting Association

    • The World Bodypainting Association (abbreviated WBA) is an association for body painters. It represents and looks after artists (whether professional or hobbyists) mediates models, sponsors and workshops under the WB Academy. It organizes under the WB Production: the World Bodypainting Festival (abbreviated WBF) in PÃ ... Read »


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    • World Bodypainting Festival

    • The World Bodypainting Festival (abbreviated WBF) is a bodypainting festival and competition which is held annually in Austria. The festival used to be held in Pörtschach on lake Wörthersee, but since 2017 it has taken place in Klagenfurt. It is attended by artists from 50 nations and attracts over 30,000 spectat ... Read »


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    • Yoruba tribal marks

    • The Yoruba tribal marks are scarifications which are specific identification and beautification marks designed on the face or body of the Yoruba people. The tribal marks are part of the Yoruba culture and are usually inscribed on the body by burning or cutting of the skin during childhood. The primary function of the ... Read »


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