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Casting your body parts in Beijing Hutong with BodyMemory

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 11 reviews.西城区, China

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Experience hosted by Yi

2 hours
Up to 2 people
Hosted in English, Chinese (Simplified)

What you'll do

If you want to experience some special hands-on items, BodyMemory is a unique option that you wouldn't want to miss.

In this experience, you can choose to make two-handed or one-handed sculptures in any shape you like. Under our guidance, you will be experiencing the wonderful customized process of putting your hand into the material. Whether you come alone or with your beloved ones, you are very welcomed to have a try! We will also provide solid wood base and glass dust shield with the finished sculpture, so that you can keep the physical memory of this moment forever. The material used in the production is medical-grade safe dental model powder. Even young babies can enjoy the fun and experience the moment when their body part is perfectly duplicated.

Experience process:
(1) Reach the Body Memory studio in Cha'er Hutong
(2) Introduction and visit of the studio
(3) Experience the hand sculpture production (I)
(4) Have a rest, Self-Visit Yangmeizhu Ramp and Dashilar area(1 hour)
(5) Experience the Hand Mold Sculpture Making (Part II)
(6) Share the complete production experience and take photo

Experience time: 2-2.5 hours
Maximum two people for one experience.
Both hands need to be able put in our container at the same time.

You will get:
Experience hand-made sculpture and witness the whole process of re-engraving one's own hands
Hand/Hand Plaster Sculpture

Optional:
Glass Dust Cover and Solid Wood Base
Customize name and date plate
If you want to experience some special hands-on items, BodyMemory is a unique option that you wouldn't want to miss.

In this experience, you can choose to make two-handed or one-handed sculptures in any shape you like. Under our guidance, you will be experiencing the wonderful customized process of putting your hand into the material. Whether you come alone or with your beloved ones, you are very welcomed to have a try! We will also p…

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Meet your host, Yi

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 11 Reviews
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Hi guys, I am Yi Zhou, the founder of BodyMemory.
I graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, majoring in industrial design. After a few years traveling in Europe and North America, I came back to Beijing to start my own studio, Body Memory, and participate in a variety of local art projects. As a Beijing native who has been rooted in Hutong life for six years, I can't wait to share with you the other side of China's capital city from an international perspective. You are very welcomed to join in this fabulous explore tour!
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Where you'll be

BodyMemory is located near No. 29 Chacatehutong, Dafen, Xicheng District, Beijing. The nearby subway station is Exit C of Qianmen Station on Line 2 or Exit C2 of Hepling Men Metro Station. Navigate "Cha'er Alley" and walk for about 10 minutes to arrive at the studio.

Driving here, you can choose Beijing Fang underground parking lot. Navigate "Cha'er Alley" and walk for about 10 minutes to arrive at BodyMemory.

When visiting the Dashilar area, you can set off from the studio and walk around the Beijing Hutong, which has a long history, to experience the unique taste of China's prosperous capital. Afterwards, we move to Yangmeizhu Xiejie, full of fashion and stylish design, to visit various studios and shops. Passing through the life-stable Yanshou Street, you can see the daily life in the Hutong. The hutong aunties hurrying to market and the glamorous young people live in the same area, and such combination of niche fashion and daily lifestyle creates a unique scene here. Eventually, you would end the tour and return to BodyMemory Studio.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 11 reviews.

Panjian
December 2019
首先,地点在前门附近很有特色的胡同里,店内舒适艺术气息浓厚;将身体的一部分在一个特殊的时刻复刻出来,作为这个当下最有参与感的留存是很别致的,体验很有参与感同时又不难完成,对于动手能力极弱的我也没有任何压力;和喜欢的人一起完成这个体验,是一件幸福而美好的事,推荐给其他朋友~
Mavis
November 2019
Yi的体验活动非常别致、有意义,通过刚开始介绍,到做模型,等待石膏成型(等待的时候还能在附近北京坊、大栅栏还有杨梅竹斜街逛一下!),打磨成品,一步步都很有趣味性。是一个很值得推荐的体验~祝体验越办越好!
Hongru
November 2019
非常独特的手工活动,Yi 不仅详细讲解了各个步骤,而且还介绍了附近值得逛的咖啡店等等。总的来说是一次很好的周末之旅。推荐给大家!
Aaron
November 2019
虽然并非特别独到的体验,但流程简单轻松,体验下来很开心。
Wendy
August 2019
蛮有趣的,是一次很特别的经历,自己的手看着就很艺术
Vicky
August 2019
之前就在798看到了身体记忆的七夕活动 后来发现Airbnb上可以预约 就定好了今天来体验 工作室很精致 来了之后才发现还有成品首饰卖 一面墙上都是之前定制的案例 另一面墙上是合作艺术家的画作和书 在周大夫的指导下完成了我的双手🤲🏻 过程中一点点去除石膏模型周围的材料 把我的手完整的取出 打磨 修补 就像在给它做手术 💉 总之是一次超棒的DIY体验 打算拿回家捧住我以后的每一件礼物哈哈哈😄

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

Tips:
The experience of the day needs you to be present, and operated by yourself under the guidance. It can't be done by photos or remotely!
It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and outfit that is easy to walk and move.