Beyond Beauty

videos

full film: grace neutral discovers the brazilian girls leading the new beauty revolution

Tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral explores how a new generation of female creatives is rallying against ideas of beauty and identity in Brazil — from the individuals leading a charge against male objectification, to the young black women...
i-D Staff
10.27.16
videos

meet brazilian models, activists, and a feminist rapper fighting sexual harassment

In i-D's second season of Beyond Beauty, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral is back exploring individual expressions of beauty. This time Grace travels to São Paulo, Brazil and speaks to the activists who believe that no one should suffer for...
i-D Staff
10.13.16
Culture

capturing the energy of a favela do sapo underground party

Follow Hick Duarte’s lens as we explore how a new generation of black Brazilians are reclaiming identity through style, music, and culture.
i-D Staff
10.7.16
videos

inside brazil's favelas and the rise of the new afro hair movement

In i-D's latest season of Beyond Beauty, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral is back exploring individual expressions of beauty. This time, Grace travels to São Paulo, Brazil to explore the disparity between the nation's overriding mainstream...
i-D Staff
10.6.16
Culture

grace neutral’s behind-the-scenes visual diary exploring brazil's alternative beauty ideals

As the second season of Beyond Beauty airs today, the tattoo artist and activist shares with us her personal visual diary of her time in São Paulo, and muses on the many preconceptions she had before going to Brazil, and the observations she made while...
Tish Weinstock
9.30.16
video

behind brazil's extreme beauty addiction

In season two of i-D's series Beyond Beauty, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral is back exploring individual expressions of beauty. This time Grace travels to São Paulo, Brazil to investigate the tensions between the mainstream beauty standards...
i-D Team
i-D Staff
9.29.16
documentaries

grace neutral explores korea's illegal beauty scene (full film)

From the country's underground tattoo scene to the mainstream influences of K-Pop, gang culture and plastic surgery, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral explores how younger generations are challenging traditional views around body image in South...
i-D Staff
5.26.16
Beauty

what it’s like growing up with korean beauty standards

The pressure felt by women to conform to beauty ideals is obviously experienced across many cultures, but South Korea does have a particularly narrow standard.
Sabrina Shim
Sabina McKenna
5.26.16
Tattoos

grace neutral explores korea's illegal beauty scene (full film)

From the country's underground tattoo scene to the mainstream influences of K-Pop, gang culture, and plastic surgery, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral explores how younger generations are challenging traditional views around body image in South...
i-D Staff
5.26.16
documentaries

a look at the influence of gangs and k-pop on korean beauty ideals

​In the final episode of Beyond Beauty, Grace Neutral meets a Korean gang member and a K-Pop superstar, to paint a more detailed picture of what influences the country's youth and their vision of modern beauty. While the older generation continues to...
i-D Staff
5.17.16
documentaries

what happens when you challenge korea's traditional idea of beauty?

In the latest episode of 'Beyond Beauty,' Grace Neutral follows the emotional journey of one young South Korean girl, as she reveals her illegal tattoos to her parents. Through a number of dramatic body modifications, Grace has evolved from self...
i-D Staff
5.10.16
documentaries

exploring korea's illegal tattooing scene

In i-D's latest video series, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral explores how younger generations are challenging traditional views around beauty and body image across the world. Through a number of dramatic body modifications, Grace has evolved...
i-D Staff
5.3.16
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