Stunning images from this year’s World Bodypainting Festival in Austria, featuring artists from 54 nations

A series of striking photographs from this year’s World Bodypainting Festival, held in Austria last weekend, show the incredible talent, creativity and dedication of the artists and models that took part. Held in Carinthia and featuring performers and contributors from 54 nations around the world, this year marked the 20th anniversary of the popular art and music festival.

This year saw the event taking place at a new location in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, in the city centre of the regional capital. Artistic categories in the festival included brush and sponge, airbrushing, and special effects.

The world champion title was awarded to artist Sanatan Dinda from India for the second year in a row, with a total of 13 winners across different categories. The three-day festival also included a street food market and a selection of musical acts throughout the weekend.

Stunning images from this year’s World Bodypainting Festival in Austria, featuring artists from 54 nations

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