Zentai is a short form for the word ‘zenshin taitu’, full body tights. Zentai also means ‘whole’ or ‘entire’ in Japanese (全体). The Zentai suit was invented in the late 60’s in Japan by Marcy Anarchy.
When I wear Zentai it makes me concentrate more because of the diminished eyesight and hearing. I start to feel myself more, and am not so affected by the surroundings.
The Zentai Art Festival 2014, held from 7th to 15th November 2014 in Singapore, was the first art festival which focused on Zentai.
As part of the festival, the exhibition at The Substation included photographic works, paintings, and installations by artists Justin Lee (Singapore), Xuyen Ho My (Vietnam), Brian Sergio (Philippines), and Tan Ai Khim (Singapore).
The theme of the Zentai Art Festival was to look beyond gender, age, and looks, to find something ‘real’. Or to just have fun by becoming whoever one wants to be …