By sonja_bachmann on 20. May 2017
Let it be animals or plants, Johannes Stötter is one of the best body painters in the world. With his 2013 portrait of a frog, he gained fame. In autumn of last year, with “The Wolf” he again created a fascinating picture, composed of several women.
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By sonja_bachmann on 8. March 2017
She is an excellent tattoo artist who brings her customers the spiritual power of sacred geometry onto the skin. We introduce Janey from the tattoo studio Whitelight in Berlin.
By sonja_bachmann on 25. October 2016
Tataus are considered as a gift from God to the people. The origins of tattooing undoubtedly go back to the beginnings of the Maori culture. Immigrating peoples of South-East Asia brought the art of tattooing to the Polynesian islands. What role did the traditional tattoos play in society and how did the history of tattoos continue? A search for traces.
By sonja_bachmann on 18. October 2016
Mehndis are artful ornamental body paintings that are used in India, Persia, the Arab heartlands, Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia, Egypt and Sudan especially in the context of weddings ceremonies. Here the bride gets an artful paint on her hands, arms and feet two days before her wedding.
By sonja_bachmann on 6. October 2016
It’s amazing to look at, the way contortionists transform their bodies effortlessly to human nodes through bends, they way how they perform a balancing act or how they bend that far backwards until they touch their heads with their soles. But what for the viewer appears seemingly effortlessly, is also for contortionists only doable through many years of hard training. In technical jargon called “contortion”, the contortionists practice their agility by stretching.