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Living the Dream: Tattooist and World Traveler Ivana Belakova

Leaving her native Slovakia in 2000, Ivana Belakova’s dream was to travel and see what was beyond her country’s borders. Establishing her tattoo business in Long Beach (California) for the last nine years, she has worked hard to make a name for herself in the tattoo industry. In addition to being a recognized tattoo artist, […]

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Daniel the Gardener: Interviewing Berlin-Based Tattooist

Known a decade ago as one of the youngest painters to participate in reputable art galleries in Buenos Aires, Daniel the Gardener, is presently recognized for his career in tattoo art. The twist is that although he’s a home gardener and understands much about plant life, he wants to go beyond—artistically and emotionally—to fuse petals […]

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The Abstract Tattoos of Artem Koro

What some readers may not know is that Artem Koro was born in Siberia, Russia, moving to Israel when he was eight years old. The old city of Tel Aviv has been become his work place and home. It is a “cultural capital” abundant of the arts and history that has been a primary source […]

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XoĂŻl: A Rare Appearance at the London Tattoo Convention

Scene360 had the honor of meeting and filming XoĂŻl in a rare appearance at the 14th International London Tattoo Convention. This Frenchman has stood the test of time as a “tattoo artist,” pushing the boundaries of the field and not conforming to the mainstream. In youth, XoĂŻl was inspired by the modern paintings of Sergio […]

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Jenna Kerr Interview: On Design, Passion, and Flight

If you have an eye for Baroque and Art Nouveau-inspired tattoos then you might already be familiar with Jenna Kerr’s work. Her work has certainly garnered attention over the last few years; glistening gemstones and intricate gold inlay brought to life in staggering detail. The style in which they are evoked calls directly back to […]

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Imrich Kovács’ Dadaistic Attitude is Expressed in His Tattoo Art

Tattooing really started for Imrich Kovács in the fall of 2011, when he inked his own body. Self-taught and struggling for years to learn this challenging trade through trial-and-error on clients and getting tips here and there, he kept at it and pushed forward trying to one day excel in the field. Traveling abroad helped […]

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Keegan Sweeney Interview: Connecting Humans Through Tattooing

Traveling all the way from his native Australia to Portugal for the 2018 Lisbon Tattoo & Rock Fest, we met Keegan Sweeney there and got a hint about a tattooing project he was working on that included half-a-dozen people. The “Unified Back Project” is a massive undertaking that would take Sweeney many months to complete […]

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TTTism Presents the 15th Annual Bay Area Tattoo Convention

The highly awaited Bay Area Tattoo Convention (presented by TTTism) was held on the weekend of May 16 to 18 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Burlingame, three-minutes away from the San Francisco airport. Many tattooists in the Bay Area were ecstatic to be attending and  bragging about it in their studios because of how […]

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Old-School Charm at the Santa Rosa Tattoo Studio

After seeing the efficiently managed, 28th Santa Rosa Tattoo & Blues, the longest running tattoo convention in California, Scene360 was curious to meet up with co-organizer Daat Kraus who also owns and runs a studio by similar name, “Santa Rosa Tattoo” (originally established in 1978 by Bert Rodriguez). The shop is situated in a renovated […]

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Minimalism: Tattoos by Berlin-Based Artist Mono

Previously working in a private art gallery in Prague, Mono (David Kejr) moved on to focus on his art-making and managing/touring with  music bands for four years where he traveled and opened his horizons about life. His real start in tattooing only happened in 2013, when he inked his friends (i.e. exploring styles and techniques) […]