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Using tattoos to tell my story

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 13 June 2017

Using tattoos to tell my story

It’s 8 AM on a cold Sunday morning and I’m laying on a tattoo bed in Turffontein for the umpteenth time at my tattoo artist’s house/tattoo parlour. It’s freezing but I’m wearing shorts because this tattoo will be going on my calf. I’m nervous and excited but that’s usually how I feel before the needle...

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Cultural Appropriation – It Makes Up Everything You Are

by: Kay Selisho - 21 May 2014

Cultural Appropriation – It Makes Up Everything You Are

Urban youth culture is a diverse mix of little pieces of life borrowed from the rest of the world. Ruled by a consumer mindset and a mob mentality, where do we draw the line between appreciating the origins of all those little pieces that make up who we are and insulting the very places and...

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TEN INSPIRATIONAL TATTOO QUOTES

by: Gugu Nonjinge - 5 November 2013

TEN INSPIRATIONAL TATTOO QUOTES

In this life, we all reach a point where we need motivation, where we feel the need to be reminded why we wake up every morning and hustle. We all have that one inspirational quote that keeps us going and reminds us why we should never lose hope. The quote could either be from a book,...

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