I really dig how well Mirka X Mythra‘s piercings are paired up! I’ve always liked projects where an untrained eye might not know where one piece of jewelry begins and another ends. Everything gets pulled off really well without seeming cluttered.
In this new Modblog piece we will be featuring artist portfolios that have been uploaded to any of the the Awesome BME Portfolio Galleries! Our small way of saying thank you to all of the talented artists who submit their work to BME.
This time we’re taking a look at Karla “Pinky” Grimes! Shes a professional piercer at Pinky’s Piercings in Champaign, IL. Click through to see some select portfolio pieces and be sure to check out her personal BME gallery!
There has been a bit of controversy the last few days over a few statements from NBC reporter Curt Autry.
Happy Thanksgiving to our United States readers!
Click through for another shot of Clairet’s facial scars and a look at his awesome tongue piercings!
This photo submitted by Lee Wagstaff strikes a chord with me. I think full length mirrors for modified folks are a double edge sword. You could either be admiring how far you’ve come on your journey, or lamenting over how far you still have to go.
You can see a more of Lee’s awesome photos and plenty of others in the BME Gallery section!
Thanks to our buddy wyrd for submitting this photo of his stomach cutting! Always nice to see the dedicated BME lifers out there!
This also reminds me why I’ve always liked the look of slightly “weathered” looking black work tattoos after reading this old post. A little texture really makes things feel organic sometimes.
Say, would YOU like to be on Modblog? E-mail your photos/stories over to firstname.lastname@example.org and you just might be featured next!
I figure an introduction is in order!
My name is Coyote and I’m a new author for Modblog! You might remember me from These old Modblog entries, or as the old creator of the IAM: Bodies forum. I’m also a professional piercer of three years. My ultimate goal is to be a good torch carrier and continue the amazing legacy left by previous authors. Here is a bit more on why I wanted to write for Modblog.
This logo changed my life, just as it did for many of you reading this. I am 23 years old but when I first discovered BME and Modblog as a young teen it was earth shattering. At the time I wasn’t friends with anyone in the modification community and I lived in a small town in Pennsylvania. I never really thought a place like BME existed in my wildest dreams and probably learned more about myself in three hours of reading blog entries than I did the last three years of my life. Not everything posted was exactly my cup of tea but I understood the drive behind it. I learned that body modification encompasses a lot of different things, and I tried to be the best student I could.
I believe in BMEzine and in this community and I also believe Modblog is an invaluable resource for young people in similar situations as I was once in to learn and grow. I feel that I am emotionally and spiritually obligated to contribute and give back what I have been given for so many years. One can only hope to be able to inspire the same sense of wonder and passion in someone that the previous contributors did for me.
I’m extremely excited to be a part of Modblog, and I’d like to thank everyone for having me here!
Nearly a decade ago Modblog covered Rachel’s extraocular implant.
Recently there has been a surge in news sources covering a woman paying $3,000 to have the same procedure done in New York City. Comparatively Rachel paid about $900 USD including the flight! Six months after Rachel’s procedure there were a few cases of the media claiming that a few people in California were the first Americans to have it done. So not only is this topic not a new trend, it’s already been done in the United States, been covered, and it was already full of misinformation!
How do you feel about popular news sources picking up on body modifications? These articles expose a new audience to things they have never seen, but are often times filled with misinformation and spun in a negative light. Is it our job to shout back?
3 point Vampyra suspension at the 2013 Vampire Ball submitted by toddy.