The WORLD BODYPAINTING ASSOCIATION
- The world association of bodypainting artists
- Network and platform all around the art form
- Artists from body and facepainting, special effects and make-up
The Beauty Forum Bodypainting Trophy presented by Kryolan took place last weekend in Leipzig, Germany. The WBA organized within the trade show for make-up, nail and cosmetics a small competition with 17 participants The jury with Enrico Lein, Peter Richter and Filippo Ioco awarded the following artists:
1. Johannes Stötter, Italy
2. Nadja Hluchovsky, Austria
3. Silke Kirchhoff, Germany
Photo Alex Fischer
Photo Galerie(WB Gallery Server, new window)
Within the 7th edition of the BEAUTY FORUM LEIPZIG (Germany) we have again the oportunity to organize a Bodypainting contest on the 5th of April. The theme is "Foreign countries and cultures" and is organised by the WBA.
As always, WBA members do have free entrance to the trade show. See you on the weekend.
Cyborg, Robots & UV
7/8 March 2014, Blundell Street Studio London
Dear WBA members in and around London,
we are organizing a WB Academy workshop 7 - 8 March in our new studio location in Blundell Street, Kings Cross. Many artists join the program and we would like to take the opportunity to organize a WBA membership get together.
Date & Time: 8 March 2014 from 9.00 pm
Location: The Black Cap in Camden Town
Address: 171 Camden High St, London NW1 7JY
Underground Northern Line, Station Camden Town
It will be a very nice and relaxing get together with interesting themes in and around bodypainting with some drinks and many collegues. If you are happy to join, please shoot me an email to alex(a)wb-association.org
Our festival crew from WB Production was very busy during the long winter period. One big project was and still is a mini documentary about the World Bodypainting Festival. We invited participants from around the world who are travelling every year to Austria and call it "HOME". The WBF not only founded the modern bodypainting art movement, for many it is the home of bodypainting.
Here is the preview trailer:
The WBA patronized event and WBF partner event, Swiss Bodypainting Art Festival, which took place in November 2013 organized a photo contest. The WBA was asked to do the jury in the same format as the World Bodypainting Festival, in 2 categories Photo Classic and Digital Composing.
On the last weekend we were happy to get the scores from the international Jury consisting of
Participants were allowed to send us 6 photos in each of the categories.
The first WB Academy Program in London takes place on the weekend 7/8 March. The title of the Workshop is "Robots, Cyborgs & UV". An amazing location and very exciting workshop content is waiting for the participants.
All Details at wb-academy.com