GayNZ Logo & Link
Saturday 28 March 2015


UV brilliance nabs lesbian artist second place

Posted in: New Zealand Daily News
By GayNZ.com Daily News staff - 11th July 2012

second.jpg
(L-R) Georgie Goater, Magdalena O'Connor and Amelia Hitchcock
Auckland lesbian artist Magdalena O’Connor has placed second in the world in the UV effects section of the World Bodypainting Festival in Austria, the first category to be judged.

The 30-year-old and her partner Amelia Hitchcock, who have together formed MADesigns, are competing at the crème-de-la-crème of world bodypainting after a massive fundraising effort and help from supporters in New Zealand.

The couple is couch-surfing through Europe in order to live their shared dream of painting at the world competition, after pick up a swag of awards in New Zealand.

They have brought along model, dancer and good friend Georgie Goater, who wowed the crowds with her painted performance, which you can see in the video below.

MADesigns is also competing in the avante garde section of the competition.

Mags_second_in_the_world.jpg
The second place grabbing creation


   Bookmark and Share




 Latest News Headlines

Parliament to discuss trans/intersex health
Auckland hui aims to connect minorities
Silent Gays group gathering in Auckland
Mr Gay World moved from Cape Town
Warning over Auckland Grindr robberies