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Japan International Body Art Association / 日本インターナショナル・ボディアート協会Body Art Photo by Yukki Yaura/ボディアート作品:屋良有希

 
Press Release

Japan Face Painting & Body Art Show 2009 !!

Japan International Body Art Association(President:Yukki Yaura)will hold 'Japan Face Painting & Body Art Show 2009' on September 2009 in Yokohama Japan. This is aiming to cooperate with Memorial Theme Event of Yokohama Open Port for 150 Years, here on known as 'Open Country Port Y150 Memorial'. We will contribute to the event by making it rich with international culture. We will also encourage the spread Body Art all over the world, and create spaces where many people can make Body Art and share a dream with joy.

  • Schedule:

    Sept 20-22. 2009

  • Place:

    Memorial Event Hall of marking 150th Anniversary of Open Port Red Brick Warehouse and Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

  • Main Theme

    'ECO-Harmony between Human and Nature'

  • Contents

    Japan First 'International Face Painting & Body Art Festival' Main Event: 'Body Art Show' by Artists from all over the world. Their work will be inspired to express the theme of Ecology and Global environment solutions. During the event various performances and contests will be held for junior participance under this theme.

  • Sponsorship:

    JapanFacePainting&BodyArtShow2009 Excecutive Committee

    Japan First 'International Face Painting & Body Art Festival' Main Event: 'Body Art Show' by Artists from all over the world. Their work will be inspired to express the theme of Ecology and Global environment solutions. During the event various performances and contests will be held for junior participance under this theme.

  • Cooperation:

    NPO Japan Face Painting Association / Japan International Body Art Association / Asia face painting Association (Korea)

  • Support:

    Association of Yokohama Open Port Y150 Memorial/Yokohama Municipal Economic Affairs Bureau

[About Japan International Body Art Association]

Japan International Body Art Association was newly founded in Japan as the first Asian Body Art association on the 20th December 2008 in order to work on various activities for supporting and raising artists. Also for developing knowledge and improving technology of Body Art. The Japan Face painting Association is a NPO, and was founded in 2002 in order to spread and educate Face painting.

[Activity of 2009]

  • 2009/2/25Performance by the members at Yokohama Open Port Memorial 150 Eve 'Dinner ball'
  • 2009/4/28-5/5Pre-event of 'Japan Face Painting & Body Art Show 2009 at The World Table
  • Tennis Championships 2009
  • 2009/6/2Performance by the members at The Yokohama opening of a port Festival
  • AugustBody Art beginner's Classroom
  • OctoberBody Art Intermediate Classroom
  • DecemberBody Art Advance Classroom

▲Calligraphy Body art work
by Yukki Yaura
from Peter Greenaway's film
"THE PILLOW BOOK"