Tattoos

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Under The Ink
6:01

Threats & Tats: Afghanistan’s ‘Forbidden’ Tattoo Artist

For the past 3 years, Soraya has been running her mobile tattoo studio in Kabul, forging through threats as the first female tattoo artist in the country.
The VICE Guide To Right Now
4:16

The Worst Tattoos of Dew Tour 2019

Taji checks out bad tattoos at the Dew Tour.
Under The Ink
9:06

Confronting Favela Violence Through Tattoos

In this episode of Under the Ink, VICE meets Tucka, a local tattoo artist in Rocinha, one of Rio de Janeiro's largest favelas.
Under The Ink
11:15

Papua New Guinean Traditional Tattoos

We follow Julia Mage’au Gray into the world of Pasifika (Pacific Islander) traditional tattoos and its resurgence within modern-day Australia and New Zealand.
Life Lines
4:41

Jaden & James

Jaden suffered "some heavy stuff" after surviving a car crash that left him with a metal plate down his femur. But he lives to tell us his story thanks to belting up.
Life Lines
3:42

Willy & Rohan

After being in a serious car crash Willy finds new appreciation for the simple things in life and wants a permanent reminder of this new found mind frame.
Life Lines
4:25

Abdullah & Sam

Meet Abdullah, after leaving war torn Iraq to move to Aotearoa, New Zealand he had a life changing car crash. He lives to tell us his story thanks to wearing his seatbelt.
Life Lines
5:48

Kahutia & Rawiri

VICE spends time with Kahu, a car crash survivor who had his arm trapped under his car, however, it could have been much worse.
Under The Ink
9:20

Shoreline Crips Scratcher Turned Street Tattoo Artist

VICE meets Looney, an OG Shoreline Crip from Venice Beach, CA, and learns about his journey from prison to street tattoo artist.
Under The Ink
4:53

How the Salem Witch Trials Inspired These Twin Tattooists

The talented Matt and Ryan Murray are identical twin tattooists whose dark and gritty styles have drawn Instagram fame.
Under The Ink / Extra Scene
13:39

I Was a Neo-Nazi Skinhead and Joined the Ku Klux Klan: How I Left | Erase the Hate

Former neo nazi, TM Garret, helps people leave their white supremacist groups by covering up their WP tattoos
Rites of Passage
14:26

The Brutal Tattoo Ritual Built on Pain

VICE follows the orchestrators behind the Brutal Black Project, the tattoo collective where mandalas go to die and pain is prioritized over aesthetics.
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