Australia’s iconic Bondi Beach will officially be declared a nude beach on November 26th in an act to raise awareness about skin cancer.

World-renowned artist Spencer Tunick has called Aussies to attend Bondi Beach at dawn in their birthday suit on November 26th, so that he can create an edition of stunning photos in collaboration with Aussie charity Skin Check Champions.

CEO and founder of Skin Check Champions Scott Maggs that he thinks holding the event at the popular Bondi beach is a great way to draw attention to the dangers associated with skin cancer.

“With Australia recording the highest number of deadly skin cancers in the world every year, it made sense to host this monumental public awareness campaign in a city that has so many people at risk,” he told Daily Telegraph.

“We just want this to grab everyone’s attention on something that could save their lives. And, not only are we gonna be gathering over two and a half thousand people to represent how many people are killed by skin cancer every year, we’re actually making history for Bondi Beach to be the, for the first time declared a nude beach,” he told 9News.

Artist and Photographer Spencer Tunick has organised over 75 human installations around the world, and is well known for his unique art work.

“It’s all about, owning this moment and owning your body,” Tunick said of the Sydney event. “It’s also our longevity. We have an opportunity to raise awareness about skin checks, and I’m honored to be invited by skin checks champions to come here, make my art and just celebrate the body and protection.”

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“My goal when I look through the lens is to see a real diversity that represents Australian society – all genders, all races, all body sizes and people of all abilities,” he told Daily Telegraph.

Aussies who are interested in attending the monumental event can register to participate here.  Participants will receive a free limited-edition print of the installation.

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