Portrait NÂ°1 of the Inspired Tattoo Portraits artistic and journalistic project featuring Arnaud Sommier.
” … having something inked on my body for the rest of my life is strong and very powerful and thatâ€™s what attracts me! ”
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. ;]
From the Author:
Inspired is an artistic and journalistic project about tattooing.
Inspired takes an active interest in the individual and gives a unique perspective on what it means to be tattooed today.
The project aims to explore the psychological dimensions related to this singular art by emphasizing the creative process.
Tattooing is a matter of experiences and emotions. Inspired recants the experiences that have motivated these choices and highlights the diverse artistic influences behind them.
Animated by a very personal aesthetic, Inspired promotes tattooing as an art and as a visual identity in constant evolution.
Tattooing is a way of life, and those who follow it give insights into their world through interviews, photographs and videos, realized in partnership with BIIMPROD.
“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.