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Meet the Albanian Tattoo Artist Working Out of an Abandoned Bunker

VICE Serbia went to visit a notorious inker who's set up shop in a a remnant of the country's communist past.

by VICE Staff
20 July 2015, 5:00am

In Albania, there are on average 24 bunkers per square kilometer—that is roughly one for every four inhabitants. The bunkers, built during the 40 years of communist rule, were used as a propaganda tool, leveraging the fear of war to hold power and stamp out dissent. VICE Serbia went to Albania to meet a notorious Albanian tattoo artist who's set up shop in one of these leftover and forgotten concrete bunkers.

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