Director Alex Nicholson explores the accounts of the life of Duncan X. Watch as Duncanâ€™s tattoos slowly appear and crawl over his skin as the film progresses.
Episode 6 of AOL On’s new original series My Ink features NASCAR Pit Crew queen and Cross-Fit expert Christmas Abbott. Christmas utilizes her past to fuel her fire on the track and in the gym. She’s out to prove that with handwork and dedication she can break through any glass ceilings in the sports world all while adorned with her favorite ink.
Marcus Kuhn presents the seventh edition of The Gypsy Gentleman. Featuring interviews with Shige and Horiyoshi III.
Through the lens of a black and white video that mirrors the visceral figurative style of Jun Cha, filmmaker Santiago Arbelaez followed the LA-based artist during his 14-day pop-up tattoo studio in Paris. Expanding Cha’s ongoing investigation to fuse classical inspirations within the modern medium of tattooing, the artist challenges traditional concepts of the creative process and continues the dialogue between art history and fine line Black and Grey which has been a constant evolving theme in his work.
President Obama told “Today Show” anchor Savannah Guthrie that he and the first lady have a strategy to discourage their daughters from ever getting tattoos.
“If you guys ever decided youâ€™re going to get a tattoo, then mommy and me will get the exact same tattoo, in the same place. And weâ€™ll go on YouTube and show it off as a family tattoo. And our thinking is that might dissuade them from thinking that somehow thatâ€™s a good way to rebel,” the President said.
We think Sasha and Malia should call the President’s bluff. ;]
“Looking for Stories” takes an in depth look at the life of 92 year old tattooer Whang Od.
Whang Od is 92 years old and up to very recently she was the last Kalinga tattoo maker. According to specialists, this practice is about a thousand years old and was used as a skin natural language transmitted from generation to generation.