ISABEL BURR RATY
by Isabel Burr Raty
BEAUTY KIT is an ongoing project by the Belgian‐Chilean artist Isabel Burr Raty, a hands‐on research into the human body as a territory for sustainable agriculture. Isabel Burr Raty’s BKF is a mobile farm where she and other persons harvest their bodily juices to produce beauty care products, which are used for treatments and sold in the BK Spa & Shop and critically discussed in the BK Focus Group. Through a playful, embodied and participatory art practice, BEAUTY KIT tackles radical questions on ecology and exploitation, sexuality and agency.
The development of Beauty Kit has kindly been supported by the Vlaamse Gemeenschap (VG), Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie (VGC) (BE), Kersnikova (SI), Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst (NL), Mediamatic and Waag centers for technology & society (NL) and Cultivamos Cultura (PT), amongst others.