10 Photos Of Real Life Imitating CGI Movies

St. Petersburg, Russia hosted body artists, hairstylists, and nail technicians at an international body art festival, where the head-to-toe painted models looked like characters from Avatar.

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St. Petersburg’s “Banks of the Neva” festival took place on September 28. Above, one of the looks on view.

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The back of one of the day’s headpieces.

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And the front.

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The festival is an annual event — above is a creation from last year (warning: source link mildly NSFW).

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The festival also includes a show of hair art, which is apparently interpreted loosely. The above is from 2009.

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More “hair art,” also from 2009.

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I hope this guy won a prize for this.

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