This body carries ideas, social rituals and codes established a familial or religious moral judgment. In the 60s up to the 70s, a form of rebellion expressed through the body. Those artists that much development body art, consider the body as an artistic surface and make tattoos, piercings, scarification and implants dermo-epidermal.I
The practice of modifications of the body, both temporarily and permanently, for functional purposes and / or aesthetic begins early in most native peoples of the world, no matter the region or continent to which it belongs. Ethnicities as far apart as Maori, Japanese, islanders, Celtic, Inca, Cherokee, Maya, mandans, pepper trees, etc. they have experienced. However, we do distinguish certain peoples of others is the complexity, diversity and relevance in technical, aesthetic and social parameters that assign them to the practice.I
Today, body modifications have become an artistic expression, and goes desarollando. In France, about 1500 piercers and tattooists are recorded, and more than 100 000 events each year. However, it is necessary to distinguish body modifications, which have aesthetic object, and the mutilations that involve suffering and pain.I
Body Art culture requires a strict sanitary hygienic measures ranging from a suitable home environment and to this end, to the professionalism and expertise of a good piercer or tattooist.I
The consequence Body Art is a complete art that has continued to develop.I
The man has become an artist who acts on his own anatomy.