It’s not new, of course, and using one’s body to protest against political systems can go way farther but this one is interesting in so many ways! Thanks to Bastian for sharing the link about Pjotr Pawlenski and his protest/ performance!
let’s slowly start getting excited about some best time of the year! some of these tattoos are so so while others surprise with simplicity and some originality.
Interesting thoughts on the southern cross symbol and how it is perceived; tattoo background present, of course!
Thanks to Bastian we can take a look at this interesting piece describing how ritual pain and suffering forge social bonds!
If this article about a medical use of eyeball tattooing procedure, it gives a niceexample of cooperation between an eye surgeon and a tattoo artist.
A trailer and an article promoting ‘Tattoo Nation” doc.
And straight from the Modblog (it’s nice when they update) about a documentary about Mark ‘Little Swastika’ whose work has been admired by many for years.
Tattoos and religion(s) here.
Horror tattoos and some of them not bad at all!