Guided tour Body Art
Until 6 July 2018

Body Art - Guided Tour

Do you have a piercing or a tattoo? What does it mean to you? 

Or do you dislike the idea? Discover body ornamentation in the broadest sense of the word – from make-up and tattoos to subcutaneous implants and surgical alterations – at the Body Art exhibition, with examples from different periods and cultures. During the tour, explore the question of why people alter their body, and work on a related assignment.

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  • Age group: 12-18
  • Period: until July 2018
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Price: € 45,- per 15 students (several groups can be accommodated simultaneously)

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Body Art

Body Art is about body decorations in the broadest sense: from make-up and tattoos, to implants under the skin and surgical alterations, through the ages and across cultures. The key question is, why do people alter their bodies?