Rites of Passage
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.
10 Questions You Always Wanted To Ask...
10 Questions You Always Wanted To Ask: Someone with Face Tattoos
Why the hell would anyone get a tattoo on their face? We speak to Roblake, who is a tattoo artist to explore the trend of inking your face.
In the Body of
What It's Like to Modify Your Entire Body
VICE met up with a body modification enthusiast who's been tattooed, pierced, hooked, and split more times than he can count.
Exploring Illegal Tattoo Culture in Seoul
Although it’s socially acceptable for teenagers to have cosmetic surgery within its six billion dollar domestic beauty industry, it is illegal to be a tattoo artist.