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Jio’s Tattoos Express the Joy and Pain of Life

Jio was born in Dzerzhinsk, Russia, and emigrated with her family to the South of Portugal, where she spent part of adolescence and eventually studied in Lisbon’s prestigious university (Faculdade de Bela-Artes da ULisboa). Even though she still has a strong connection to Portugal, that country did not give the opportunity she deserved to become […]

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Let Go of Ego: The Holistic Tattoo Art of Dane

Having been on the road for six years and living in a van for two, Dane perceives “change” as part of his continuous personal growth. Now established in the countryside of Vogt, Germany, where he set up his private studio “Abseits”—Dane loves his natural surroundings (earth, water, fire, air, and space), and reproduces those energies […]

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“Ta’too” — 1st Annual Book by Scene360

“taˈto͞o” is the 1st annual print edition to celebrate Scene360’s 20th anniversary on the web. This 100-page premium edition includes exclusive interviews with tattoo artists Gordoletters, Bakunistasect, Daniela Sagel, Oscar Hove, Julim Rosa, Makoto, and Sewp. A limited-print run will be hand-numbered and signed by the author Adriana de Barros — a tattoo journalist and […]

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Fiery Red Nordic Landscapes by Øystein Aspelund

Norwegian photographer Øystein Aspelund has done an exceptional job capturing the beauty of his region, through the use of projected light, smoke and fire he illuminates warmly these ice-cold landscapes. His temporary installations are a study of colors and shapes as well as the interaction humans have with natural environments—Aspelund explains: “Aiming to create a […]

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Marina Abramovic Pushes the Limits of Performance Art

Artists have been known to stretch the limits of artmaking to limits unimaginable by most of us. Whether it’s punching paint onto the canvas with boxing gloves, preserving animals in formaldehyde and suspending them in glass tanks, using humble needlecraft to represent birth in all its glory, or making elaborate collages out of drugs and […]

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Geometry of the Soul: Tattoos by Brit Artist Paul Goodwin

Like many new school tattooers, Paul Goodwin (aka “Offline”) studied fine arts at university before making the change to becoming a tattoo artist in 2015. He explains that his studies helped him view art in a broader manner and enabled him to express himself deeper and with more sincerity. Goodwin’s abstract blackwork is formed by […]

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Externalized Inner Worlds: Photography by Javier Gallego Escutia

Javier Gallego Escutia is London-based artist working in photography, film, and (more recently) music. His work is conceptual; rather than documenting the outside world, he focuses on externalizing his inner world. Featured here is a selection of his photography, largely from his “Untitled Portraits” series, which involve surreal depictions of the human body. Defying societal […]

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Poisons Museum: Sculptural Critiques by Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov

These spindly sculpted lifeforms are the work of Moscow-based artist Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov. After studying bioengineering and philology in university, he turned to art as a way of expressing his curiosity and concerns around science, knowledge acquisition, and biological processes. “Poisons Museum” is a project dedicated to the problem of global information and “information that can […]

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We Die to Become: Interview with The Ljilja

“Everyone carries a Shadow. And the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is.” These are the wise words of the Ljilja, a mysterious Switzerland-based artist. She is referring to Carl Jung’s conception of the Shadow: the unconscious “dark side” of the personality driven by our more unenlightened […]

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Time and Mutation: Photo Weaving by Jason Chen

Jason Chen is a Philadelphia-based artist (and the co-founder of Paradigm Gallery + Studio) who experiments with the “movement, process, and mutation” of time—a.k.a., the “Fourth Dimension”—in an innovative process called photo weaving. Using multiple photos of the same subject, each taken within seconds of each other, Chen merges them piece-by-piece. From a distance, the […]