A BODY modification artist has spent the previous 30 years protecting his pores and skin in weird alterations – from electrical key fobs fitted into his hand to horns implanted into his head.
Russ Foxx from Vancouver has had over 100 modifications utilized to his physique and defines himself as a trans humanist who evolves with expertise and time.
His excessive life-style started when he obtained his ears pierced aged 5, and have become ‘fascinated’ by it.
By age 18, he had over 50 piercings in his face and now 36, works as a full time modifications artist.
Russ mentioned: “If there may be something I actually personal, it’s my physique.
“I view modifications because the artwork and my physique is the canvas.
“Since changing into an grownup, I discover myself gravitating in the direction of extra useful modifications that improve my pure talents – comparable to unlocking my entrance door with a tool I’ve had surgically implanted in my hand.”
Maybe essentially the most distinctive of all Russ’s physique modifications is the pair of casted silicon horns that he fitted into his head to “lead the shallow and judgemental away.
Different unconventional works embody scarifications – a chunk of artwork scratched into pores and skin with the scarring therapeutic into a chunk of artwork, to an implanted 3D silicon scarab.
He says: “I’m not forcing anybody to love the modifications and I encourage folks to ask questions if they’re intrigued.
“If you wish to ask a modified particular person questions, it’s best to at all times take the identical consideration that you’d when approaching anybody else in public.”
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