The EU Water Conference in Vienna, held on 20 September 2018, pointed to the poor state of European waters. WB Production artist Bella Volen was performing for the World Wildlife Fund, WWF Austria in the courtyard of the Museums quarter to gain attention to the threatened biodiversity in the rivers.
The world's most important footwear show MICAM Milano asked us to perform a bodypainting illusion during the 3 days exhibition. Bodypainting Illusion Artist Johannes Stoetter performed the 👠 HIGHHEEL first for the opening show and then for the general audience.
The Ukraine is since some years a focus for WB-Production's activities. With the great co-operation of companies in Kiev and the interest of the media in what we do, we were able to perform an intense week including a press conference. Followed the day later by a talk of CEO Alex Barendregt at the elite technology campus "Unit.City" and then first Ukrainian Bodypainting Awards fully produced by WB Production.
We were able to shoot a creative promotion video clip in the factory halls of the Klagenfurt based steel company Filli Stahl. Beside the classic steel products, the company is also providing high quality laser cuttings for their clients. The clip came along with a photo shooting series, that was used to create social media content as well as classic on- and offline promotions for the leading steel company in the region. We wanted to merge the use of hard steel, preсise laser cutting work and modern technology with the creative and preсise work of a bodypainter on a soft and delicate skin of the model.
For us, creating and shaping this art form for more than 20 years and now seeing and being involved in the Austrian world renown art gallery Belvedere for such an exhibition, it's another dream that becomes true.
We are now looking for 10 - 12 performers for the 3 month long exhibition in the palais Belvedere!
WB Production took part in the grand opening ceremony for the world's biggest entertainment park in Saudi Arabia
Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attended the ground-breaking ceremony on April 28 of a vast entertainment resort that is at the heart of an ambitious strategy to open the economy and ease social restrictions. There was a big team sent for the openting from Austria. The 12 members strong WB Production team was led by multi talented artist Birgit Moertl (Headartist).
WB Production just finished a full week workshop and network program in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. We are now very happy to announce many more activities coming up in this interesting and beauty driven country. Besides education programs throughout the year, the big highlight in 2018 is going to be the first sanctioned competition "Ukrainian Bodypainting Awards".
The University of Applied Sciences in Carinthia, Austria called for a film project for their new YouTube activities.
The WBA bodypainting contest within the Beauty Forum in Munich highlighted the 28th of October 2017. The WB Production Team has been organizing this competition since 2010 and every year we are amazed by the impressive high-level Bodypainting art.
The Festival has been part of the local festival scene for 20 years now and is the biggest art and music festival of Carinthia, the southernmost federal state of Austria. 2017 was the first year in our new location – Klagenfurt am Wörthersee. The heart of the festival was the world championship on the 3 main days – Friday 28th – Sunday 30th – with competing artists from over 54 nations in various categories, trying to impress the festival visitors and the jury with their unique and outstandingly creative designs. The WB-Production Team was 9 month bussy and can now look back on a fantastic and successful anniversary. We are now busy already with the next edition and want to connect even more with cultural departments and various art groups in the city of Klagenfurt.
April 2017 was a very successful month for our WB Production team. Many amazing activities and events were held in the past weeks. The beginning of April started with the second edition of The French Bodypainting Awards in Paris. The trade show organizer Les Nouvelles Esthetiques were thrilled about the artwork put on stage. The Body Art Festival in Serbia sanctioned by the WBA continued our creative month.
Another highlight was the “Bodypainting Trophy” within the Beauty Forum series in Germany. WB Production established this important program for the trade show already in 2010. Fabulous artists’ works and unforgettable performances made this month exceptional.
We are very happy with the result of our very successful project for the Carnival in Rio 2017 after an intense preparation period since December.
Our client, the school G.R.E.S. Paraíso do Tuiuti with Choreographer Jaime Arôxa believed in the vision of creating a bodypainting illusion with the wonderful samba dancers. WB-Production Artist Johannes Stoetter created with a team an Ara Parrot out of 11 people. They performed for the big parade on the 700m long Sambódromo da Marquês de Sapucaí of Rio de Janeiro in front of 90.000 spectators and millions of viewers in front of the TV.
The World Bodypainting Festival with the World Championships in Bodypainting is going into its 20th year! The festival was the first event of its kind and within this 2 decade it founded and developed the modern bodypainting art movement. We from WB Production are very proud that this event created history and it represents for what we are standing for - passion, conviction, creativity.
Luxury Life was the theme at the 13th edition of the Beauty Forum Bodypainting Trophy, this time in Munich, Germany. The Team of WB Production orgainzes annualy the 2 competitions in Munich and Leipzig (Germany) for the trade show and show cases a colourful and for the audience eye cathcing program.
We from WB Production, THE AGENCY for bodypainting storytelling and commercials worldwide, are very proud to be able to realize an original creation at the CITES conference (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) in South Africa.
WB-Production has some news coming up for the USA.
We are organizing a 3 days workshops education program in bodypainting, airbrush and decoration with some of the world's leading artists in Greensboro, North Carolina. New amongst the WB-Academy Instructors is the successful and TV featured artist Cheryl-Ann Lipstreu.
For WB-Academy details here.
We are constantly on the go with our top artists to accompany exhibitions, product presentations or incentives with the wonderful art of bodypainting. Recently we were busy for Acqua Colonia with WB-Production's exclusive artist Bella Volen. We could visualize these fruity fragrances for our B2B client Grand Promotion.
We from WB Production and in cooperation with Vana were able to present this August the premier of the European Bodypainting Festival in the Netherlands. It was possible with our main sponsor Make Up For Ever to create a partner event to the World Bodypainting Festival, that is taking place since 19 years in Austria. The beautiful scenery of the castle Keukenhof in Lisse, near Amsterdam gave the perfect backdrop for the EURO Awards. Artists from 17 nationalities participated in the various competitions during the weekend.
When British Airways asked us to create a Bodypainting illusion of an Alligator, it sounded like an exciting opportunity for us. They chose the Gatwick Airport in London for the shoot location and our artist Johannes Stoetter became really enthused of the news.
The 1st French Bodypainting & Facepainting Awards in Paris were successfully organized by the WB-Production Team.
After a sensational summer, with the production of the world's largest and most important bodypainting event, the "World Bodypainting Festival" our "WB Production" team is steaming ahead with worldwide projects that include organizing competitions, accompanying stage events, contributing to TV Shows and the continuation of our educational programs.
Pörtschach and the region around Lake Wörthersee will be flooded with colours and amazing artworks during the festival week and especially on the main days from July 3rd - 5th. We have in various categories hundreds of participants from 50 nations! Wow, what a record.