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NZ Body Art Awards Music

NZ Body Art Awards Music

Due to this year's Awards theme Aotearoa: Land of the long white cloud, we have selected our finest 'homegrown' musical artists to provide the music for the show. Tiki Tane, Shapeshifter, House of Shem, Nathan Haines and Black Seeds are just some of the names that will musically accompany the most extravagant creatures up and down the catwalk.

Get ready for a true New Zealand experience this year!

Airbrushing workshop

This weekend we have had the very last one of our July creative workshops. The Airbrushing class for beginners, given by Michael George, has been a very fun, insightful and inspiring event. We would like to thank all attendants for participating and we hope everyone has enjoyed this wonderful 2-day course.

Last minute call! Body artist needed for music video!

Anthony Plant is looking for a body artist to help him out full day with shooting a music video for the band Midnight Youth. The video will have a bit of a cartoony look with the band performing in blacklight, so you will be working with a lot of black & UV paints. When? This very Sunday the 21st of August!

A small fee is paid to cover materials and offer a bit of pocket money.

E-mail if you are interested.

Models wanted for art exhibition

We are looking for 2 models to be available on 5 September 2011 to help exhibit paintings for an art exhibition by Vaughan Clements at the Victoria Palace Theatre in Devonport.

You would be required from 3pm until 9.15pm approximately, and would be naked apart from the paints and a G-string. You will be painted to match brickwalls.

To express your interest of for more information e-mail Please include some information about your previous modeling work in case you have it.

Haven't you heard? About the kiwibird?

With the Awards coming up in 6 weeks time, the word is getting out there.

Read our frist press release below for a concise summary of the NZ Body Art Awards Show.



The NZ Body Art Awards is taking flight and moving across the bridge into the heart of Auckland city, it will take up residence in the mighty ASB theatre in the Aotea Centre on October 1.

This is an exciting development for the Awards, to enter into one of the cultural epicentres of New Zealand, especially during a time where all eyes will be on this country due to the Rugby World Cup.

The venue will host over 90 body artists and performers, who will be walking along the new catwalk to themed music. 2011 marks the sixth year for the awards, the event continues to help set the standard for New Zealand make up artistry and special effects and it garners international respect and recognition (read more... )

Our NZBAA Choreographer

Choreographing this year’s proceedings is the multi-talented Morag Magnolia Brownlie, who is no stranger to the art world.

Morag directed and choreographed Man Unleashed as part of the 2007 Montana World of Wearable art Awards Show, and recently audiences were treated to the opulence and flamboyant feast of fantasy in her show Birds of Paradise.

We are very happy to welcome her on board and look forward to set up a truly incredible show together.


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