Tattoos

Culture

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.
Zio Baritaux
8.9.18
Beauty Week

these hand-poked tattoos are queer, feminist, and fat-friendly

Seattle-based tattoo artist MKNZ advocates for inclusivity through her tattoos.
Zio Baritaux
6.12.18
Culture

photographing italy's largest tattoo convention

We went to the 2018 Milan Tattoo Convention, to meet the people who have transformed their bodies into cutting-edge works of art.
Giorgia Imbrenda
Amanda Margiaria
2.23.18
Culture

the stick 'n' poke master tati compton on her first book

We had a chat with everyone's fave tattooer.
Clementine de Pressigny
4.18.17
Art

5 things to catch at the 2016 new york art book fair

Each September, Printed Matter takes over MoMA’s experimental Queens outpost PS1 to celebrate the independent publishing community. Last year’s weekend-long party featured Marcel Dzama’s disco fever and a Know-Wave radio takeover. Here’s what’s on our...
Emily Manning
9.16.16
documentaries

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...
i-D Staff
5.17.16
documentaries

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...
i-D Staff
5.11.16
documentaries

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...
i-D Staff
5.3.16
Fashion

10 things we learnt about beauty at last night's talk with grace neutral

Tattoo artist and activist Grace Neutral sat down to talk about her experience in South Korea filming i-D’s latest video series.
Lula Ososki
4.27.16
video

inside korea's billion dollar beauty industry

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...
i-D Staff
4.26.16
Art

tati compton is sharing her crazy, beautiful life through stick ‘n’ poke tattoos

Meet the California-born, London-based artist whose intricate, cosmic illustrations assume many forms, from Ty Segall’s album art to hand poked tattoos.
Emily Manning
1.4.16
News

​models with tattoos and armpit hair star in & other stories lingerie campaign

Following their all-trans spring shoot with Hari Nef, & other stories' latest campaign finds beauty in individuality.
Tish Weinstock
12.17.15