These Hong Kong Youth Aren't Afraid To Show Off Their Ink
i-D talks to five artists that are trying to break the stigma around tattoo culture.
Indonesian Prisoners Are Turning to Religion and Removing Their Tattoos
With tattoos considered forbidden in Islam, religious groups are converting Indonesian prisoners through free tattoo removal.
The Tattoo Industry Doesn't Have to Be Dominated By Straight White Men
Instagram has allowed women and people of colour in the UK and US to build alternative routes into a career that has traditionally excluded them.
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Air New Zealand Lifts Staff Tattoo Ban Over Fears of Māori Discrimination
As of September 1, all new and existing staff will be allowed to have non-offensive tattoos visible when wearing their uniform.
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'Game of Thrones' Super Fans Explain Their 'GoT' Tattoos
"I wanted to get tattoo because I'm obsessed with 'Game of Thrones', and also because why not?"
This Tattoo Artist Inks Whatever He Wants on His Clients
Hundreds of people from around the world have trusted Monty Richthofen to pick whatever tattoo he thinks best represents them.
People Talk About the Tattoos That Outlasted The Relationships They Celebrated
"Think of it as a marker of an important moment in your story, good or bad."
Ariana Grande's Ridiculous Tattoo Drama Is Killing Me
Ariana Grande accidentally got a tattoo that said "small charcoal grill" in Japanese. Then, she tried to fix it. Except she accidentally made it worse.
Ariana Grande's New Japanese "7 Rings" Tattoo Actually Says “Barbecue Grill"
Yet another reminder to not get a tattoo in a language you, yourself, cannot read.
How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women From Sexual Slavery In World War II
A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape from becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Inside The Billion Dollar Korean 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...
How Comfort Women in Indonesia Used Tattoos to Escape Rape
During World War II, a group of local women in the tiny island of Timor heavily tattooed themselves in a bid to avoid sexual slavery