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Life Arts    H4'ed 2/9/19

Breathtaking Living Art: First Equatorial Guinea Bodypainting Festival

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Bodypainting art by Matteo Arfanotti
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While America wrestles with the issues of Blackface, in Africa, paint is being applied to the human body in a celebratory riot of color.

The First Equatorial Guinea Bodypainting Festival (EGBF) was held over two weekends, January 12-13 and January 19-20, in the Malabo National Park. The group of artists, both locals and others from 18 countries, included 11 bodypainting World Champions. Photographer Dmitri Moisseev wrote an article which included with 40 of his favorite photo impressions of this unique Festival. A few of these sumptuous images are here to provide a stunning visual fiesta, check out Moisseev's article and Facebook page for more. Moisseev is two-time World Champion in classical bodypainting photography (2012 & 2017) and founder of Art Fashion Studio.

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Bodypainting art by Genevieve Jinny Houle
Bodypainting art by Genevieve Jinny Houle
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Bodypainting art by Olga Sokolova
Bodypainting art by Olga Sokolova
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Bodypainting art by Erasmo Daaz
Bodypainting art by Erasmo Daaz
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Bodypainting art by Sanatan Dinda
Bodypainting art by Sanatan Dinda
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Bodypainting art by Giusy Campolungo
Bodypainting art by Giusy Campolungo
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Bodypainting art by Julya Vlasova
Bodypainting art by Julya Vlasova
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Bodypainting art by Julie Boehm
Bodypainting art by Julie Boehm
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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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