body modification

News

this new exhibition is exploring the future of body modification

‘A. Human’ is an interactive art show endorsed by Kim K.
Ryan White
8.28.18
Beauty

watch grace neutral transform herself into an anime character

Step-by-step.
Roisin Lanigan
10.19.17
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 continue 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
5.11.16
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
Fashion

10 things we learnt about beauty at last night's talk with grace neutral

Tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral sat down to talk about her experience in South Korea filming i-D’s latest video series.
Lula Ososki
4.27.16
video

inside korea's billion dollar beauty industry

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
4.26.16
Music

​lady gaga is being sued for her pointy face lumps in the video for born this way

French body-mod performance artist Orlan is suing Gaga for plagiarism and says she plans to subpoena the creative team.
Charlotte Gush
1.7.16
Interviews

​grace neutral was born to be different

Our favourite tattoo-covered alien princess has teamed up with Motel Rocks to launch a bespoke capsule collection.
Tish Weinstock
11.2.15
documentaries

i-D meets: grace neutral the tattoo-covered alien princess

Get to know Grace Neutral, the 26-year-old handpoke tattoo artist who took herself from self-confessed alternative weirdo to actual pixie dreamgirl with a series of dramatic body modifications. Surrounded by her fluffy friends Totoro, Stitch and...
i-D Staff
10.29.15
Tattoos

the popularisation of body modification

Once a symbol of being anti-establishment, tattoos and piercings have almost become PC. We unpick what this means.
Georgie Wright
8.5.15
Culture

get to know otherworldly beauty grace neutral

We've brought you the newest talent on the radio, the silver screen and the catwalk, next up in our 35th birthday special is 25-year-old hand-poke tattoo artist Grace Neutral. With her elfin ears, purple eyes, forked tongue and all over body art she's...
i-D Staff
6.26.15