11 queer poc tattoo artists to follow now
A few of our favourite artists share their work and experiences as LGBTQI+ people of colour in the tattoo world.
beauty week 2018
these hand-poked tattoos are queer, feminist, and fat-friendly
Seattle-based tattoo artist MKNZ advocates for inclusivity through her tattoos.
francisca silva tattoos love poems to her wife abroad
Her minimal tattoo-poems engage with themes of queer love, sex, and separation.
these new audio tattoos claim to let you play your ink out loud
Ink that really speaks to you.
how queer tattoo artists are creating community
Around the world, LGBTQI+ individuals are confronting trauma and conventions with needles and ink.
mykki blanco got a ‘fuck trump’ tattoo
This has got to be one of the more productive ways to spend Inauguration Day.
this halloween, be inspired by the year’s most bizarre viral trends
Good news: 2016 has been great for high impact, low effort beauty moments.
fashion face tattoos, a controversial history
Should we accept fashion’s experiments in face ink at, well, face value?
welcome to the ‘self love club’, instagram’s self care tattoo movement
What started as a personal tattoo, and reminder to appreciate and look after yourself, has inspired an international community founded on self care, appreciation and helping out your sisters — even if you’ve never met them.
a look at the influence of gangs and k-pop on korean beauty ideals
In the final episode of Beyond Beauty, Grace Neutral meets a Korean gang member and a K-Pop superstar, to paint a more detailed picture of what influences the country's youth and their vision of modern beauty. While the older generation continue to...
what happens when you challenge korea's traditional idea of beauty?
In the latest episode of Beyond Beauty, Grace Neutral follows the emotional journey of one young South Korean girl, as she reveals her illegal tattoos to her parents. Through a number of dramatic body modifications, Grace has evolved from self...
exploring korea's illegal tattooing scene
In i-D's latest video series, tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral explores how younger generations are challenging traditional views around beauty and body image across the world. Through a number of dramatic body modifications, Grace has evolved...
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