Body Modification

Marjolijn van Agt

Body Modification collection. Third year assignment 2019 for the Academy of Fine Arts in Sint-Niklaas Belgium (SASK).

Body Modification is a catch all concelpt and includes all kinds of body decorations such as tattoos, piercings, implants, splitting the tongue and branding the skin. The lurid and extreme side has always fascinated me, and the collection inspiration started when making a replica. A lotus shoe, in which the feet of little girls are broken and taped to a size of (ideally) 10 cm. A bizarre phenomenon for Western standards with a nasty aftertaste.
This collection is created with a fetish last, burned leather, piercings and implants. The position of the heels adds to the uncomfortable feeling.

Photo Charlotte Visser.

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