Here's a "cyborg mermaid from the future," whose body art includes moving robotic parts, gills, and an seven-foot long tail. Charmaine Orchard's absolutely stunning creation won first prize for special effects makeup at the Australian Body Art Carnivale at the Sunshine Coast.
Check out a video of the making of this insane art piece below, and see some more of the winning body art pieces. Warning: A couple of these might be NSFW.
Here's a video documenting the creation of Charmaine Orchard's cyborg mermaid, who is captured and used in scientific experiments, via the Canberra Times:
A better look at her costume, via AAP.
And here are more of the winners:
Special Effects Runner Up, Heather O'Flaherty